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Sampler: T.55-1938

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Cant, Jane

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Description

Pictorial sampler, wool, embroidered polychrome silks in cross, satin and stem stitch and bound with a dark green ribbon. In the centre of the canvas a boy carrying a laurel garland and the date 1814 are worked inside a large laurel wreath. Above the wreath four lines of verse are worked whilst below the makers name and age are placed amidst detached motifs including a bird, fruit basket, a vase of flowers, a lion and a rose spray. The inscriptions read ' Remember All The Dying Pains/That My Redemer Felt And Let/ His Blood wash out My Stains/ And Answer For My Guilt/ 1814/ Iane Cant/ Aged 9 years'.

Notes

History note: Purchased by the donor from Sir F.A. Crisps Collection, Sotheby's 1935

Legal notes

Mrs H.A. Longman Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 28.2 cm
Length: 11.1/8 in
Width: 37.2 cm
Width: 14.5/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Longman, H. A., Mrs

Dating

19th Century
Production date: AD 1814 : George III

Materials used in production

dark green Ribbon
polychrome Silk
Wool

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Motif sampler, wool, embroidered polychrome silks in cross, satin and stem stitch and bound with a dark green ribbon.
Embroidering
Binding

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.55-1938
Primary reference Number: 110786
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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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