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Sampler: T.58-1938

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Current Location: In storage


Maker: Bright, Hannah Grimes




Tiffany, darning sampler worked with red and blue silk threads in cross and darning stitches. The four edges are hemmed. The sampler comprises of four different damask darns in blue, with red for the inscription 'Hannah Grimes Bright./1820'.

Legal notes

Mrs H.A Logman Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 44.5 cm
Width: 33.25 cm
Width: 8.1/2 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century
Production date: AD 1820 : George IV

Materials used in production

red and blue Silk
Tiffany (transparent gauze )

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Tiffany, darning sampler worked with red and blue silk threads in cross and darning stitches. The four edges are hemmed.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.58-1938
Primary reference Number: 110789
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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