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Sampler: T.125-1928

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Jones, Barbarah

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Description

Sampler, yellow linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross-stitch. There is a selvedge on the left edge; the other edges are turned under and stitched. The Ten Commandments are worked within two arches above an almost symmetrical arrangement of floral and figurative motifs. The inscription reads ' made by me Barbarah Jones ye year 1723'.

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Dr. J.W.L Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 64 cm
Length: 1'9" in
Width: 53.25 cm
Width: 2'1.1/4" in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century
Production date: AD 1723 : George I

Materials used in production

polychrome Silk
yellow Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Sampler, yellow linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross-stitch. There is a selvedge on the left edge; the other edges are turned under and stitched.
Embroidering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.125-1928
Primary reference Number: 110671
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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