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Sampler: T.91-1928

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Current Location: In storage

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Production: Unknown

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Band sampler, yellow linen, embroidered with linen thread in double hem and double running stitch with button hole bars, cut and drawn work with needle weaving, needle lace stitches and hollie point. All the edges are turned under and hem stitched. The sampler is made up of horizontal bands of repeat patterns including crowned swans and a mermaid.

Notes

History note: Bought from Mrs Webster, 10 July 1919

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 20.1/4 in
Width: 7.1/2 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

17th Century#
After 1601 - Before 1700

Materials used in production

Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, yellow linen, embroidered with linen thread in double hem and double running stitch with button hole bars, cut and drawn work with needle weaving, needle lace stitches and holliepoint. All the edges are turned under and hem stitched.
Embroidering
Cutwork

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.91-1928
Primary reference Number: 110637
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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