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Sampler: T.115-1928

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Sanders, Mary

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Band sampler embroidered with polychrome silks. The sampler comprises 30 horizontal bands which include repeat border patterns, numerals, band designs, crowns and coronets and an inscription.

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, eyelet hole and satin stitch. The sampler comprises 30 horizontal bands which include repeat border patterns, numerals, band designs, crowns and coronets and the inscription ' LOVe The LORD AND HE WILL BE A / TeNDeR FATheR UNTO Thee When / LanD IS GO e A( D MO eY IS SPe T / The LeAR I G IS OST EXCeLLe T / LORD GIVe Me WIS / / DOM TO DIReCT MY / WAYeS MS IS SS/ Mary SanDers Is My Name And EnG / lLAND Is My Nation Farnam Is My D / weLLing Place AnD Christ Is My Salvat / I WILL Not Choose Neither Refuse Any CommA / ND OF ThiNe Lord Give Mee / Wisdo To Direct My / Ways I B Not Riches Not / Yet Le Gth OF DAYS / IF Breath Were Made For Every /Man To BUY The Poor Man Could / Not Live The Rich WOULd ot Die / I Have ReaD ANd HAVe Bee TOLd / A VerteOUS Girl IS Worth That Gold / Mary Sandars Wrought This SAMPLer / IN The Ninth YeAR OF Her AGe One/ Thousand seven Hundred seventeen'.

Notes

History note: Acquired from Mrs Head 30 April 1928

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 46.3 cm
Width: 19 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century
Production date: AD 1717 : George I

Materials used in production

polychrome Silk
unbleached Linen

Techniques used in production

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.115-1928
Primary reference Number: 110661
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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