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Sampler: T.74-1938

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Maker(s)

Seer, Lilian M (Maker)

Description

Whitework sampler, cotton, embroidered with white cotton thread in three-sided and overcast stitch with twenty-five rectangles of drawn fabric stitches. The edges are buttonholed.

Notes

History note: Purchased from the Exhibition of Decorative Art at the Royal Academy 1923, no 580

Legal notes

Mrs H.A. Longman Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 11.3/4 in
Width: 11 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

20th century
Production date: AD 1923

Materials used in production

ground and thread (white) Cotton

Techniques used in production

Weaving : White work sampler, cotton, embroidered with white cotton thread in three-sided and overcast stitch with twenty-five rectangles of drawn fabric stitches. The edges are buttonholed.
Embroidering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.74-1938
Primary reference Number: 110805
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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