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Sampler: T.111-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified

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Description

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks, chenille and metal (purl) threads in cross, eyelet hole, double running and satin stitch. The sampler comprises 11 horizontal bands of border designs (a portion of each only has the outline worked), acorns with cup in green metal thread, heavily padded fruits, flowers with chenille centres, 'boxers', flowers, stags, an alphabet and the initials 'AM BM SM GM'.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 35.8 cm
Length: 14.1/8 in
Width: 17.8 cm
Width: 7 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
After 1701 - Before 1720

Materials used in production

polychrome Silk
unbleached, buff Linen
Metal thread
Chenille

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks, chenille and metal threads in cross, eyelet hole, Holbein and satin stitch
Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.111-1928
Primary reference Number: 110657
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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