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Sampler: T.98-1938

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified

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Description

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross-stitch. The sampler is divided into 27 horizontal bands. A wreath containing the initials 'ICT' is worked in the first band. The second has a flower, vase and sprig motif worked. The third depicts a parrot and a pomegranate, band 4 a peacock, 5 a horse and peacock, 6 a house with fruit trees and band 7 an Agnus Dei and a border pattern. Bands 8 to 20 have alphabets and numerals worked and bands 21 to 27 feature repeating border patterns.

Legal notes

Mrs H.A. Longman Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 45 in
Width: 9.3/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century
Production date: AD 1735

Materials used in production

Linen
Silk

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross-stitch.
Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.98-1938
Primary reference Number: 110829
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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