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Sampler: T.149-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Arthur, Katherine




Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross and Florentine stitch. the sampler comprises 10 horizontal bands which include alphabets, lozenges, hearts, crowns, Fleur-de Lys, stars, the name 'Katherine Arthur, the date '1745' and the inscription 'IN THE YEAR OF OVR LORD 1745'.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 26.9 cm
Width: 22.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Production date: AD 1745 : George II

Materials used in production

polychrome Silk

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross and Florentine stitch.

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.149-1928
Primary reference Number: 110695
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 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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