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Sampler: T.136-1928

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Maker(s)

Slade, Ursula (Production)

Description

Linen white work sampler embroidered with linen thread in satin and back stitch with hollie point and needle lace insertions. All the edges are hemmed. The sampler is almost square in shape and is made up of inserted panels of hollie point and needle lace, neatly divided and bordered by repeat patterns in counted satin stitch. The sampler carries the inscription 'VrsVla/Slade' in the middle right panel.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 21.75 cm
Width: 21 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

First half of 18th Century
Production date: AD 1728

Materials used in production

ground and thread Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Linen white work sampler embroidered with linen thread in satin and back stitch with hollie point and needle lace insertions. All the edges are hemmed.
Embroidering Needlepoint (lace)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.136-1928
Primary reference Number: 110682
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 20 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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