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Sampler: T.60-1938

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Cotton sampler embroidered with polychrome silks in cross-stitch. It is bound to a paper backing by a pink satin ribbon. The sampler depicts a conventional, symmetrical arrangement of detached motifs, mostly stylized flower and plant pots, birds, small animals and flowers, and is framed by a stylized floral border.


History note: Bought from Miss Millard 1903, £3.3

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Longman Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 35 cm
Length: 14 in
Width: 31.5 cm
Width: 12.1/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1830

Materials used in production

ground Cotton polychrome Silk ribbon Satin

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Cotton sampler embroidered with polychrome silks in cross-stitch. It is bound to a paper backing by a pink satin ribbon.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.60-1938
Primary reference Number: 110791
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 20 July 2021

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

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