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Sampler: T.182-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Linen band sampler embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, long-armed cross, double running, threaded running stitch and various over cast drawn thread stitches. The sides are hemmed and there is a selvedge at the top and a raw edge at the bottom. The sampler is organised in horizontal bands containing stylized floral and geometric patterns and in the top band the inscription 'DENOB. e DE 48/LOA. CABOEN 24/ GELITAFLORES/ DEMANO DEAN.' worked out.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 68.5 cm
Length: 27.3/4 in
Width: 17 cm
Width: 7.1/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century
Production date: AD 1748

Materials used in production

Linen
Silk

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Linen band sampler embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, long-armed cross, double running, threaded running stitch and various over cast drawn thread stitches. The sides are hemmed and there is a selvedge at the top and a raw edge at the bottom.
Embroidery

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: embroidered in dark blue silk thread

  • Text: DENOB. e DE 48/LOA. CABOEN 24/ GELITAFLORES/ DEMANO DEAN
  • Location: Top band of the sampler
  • Method of creation: Embroidery
  • Type: Name and date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.182-1928
Primary reference Number: 110728
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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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