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Sampler: T.67-1938

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Roberts, Sarah

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Description

Cotton motif sampler linen with cotton and embroidered with blue and red cotton thread in cross-stitch. The sampler is made in the form of a pocket. The back is plain whilst the front is decorated with a balanced arrangement of detached motifs, flowerpots, sprays, crowns, hearts and two wreaths enclosing the inscriptions, to the left 'Prepare/to meet/thy god' and to the right 'Sarah/Roberts/1844'.

Legal notes

Mrs H.A. Longman Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
Production date: AD 1844 : Queen Victoria

Components of the work

Max Length 26.5 cm Length 10.1/2 in Width 21.5 cm Width 8.3/4 in

Materials used in production

ground unbleached calico Cotton
lining coarse calico Cotton
red and blue Cotton thread

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Cotton motif sampler linen with cotton and embroidered with blue and red cotton thread in cross-stitch.
Embroidering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.67-1938
Primary reference Number: 110798
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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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