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Sampler: T.111-1938

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Biercom, Josephine

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Description

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross-stitch with pattern or damask darning and stocking darning stitches. There is a selvedge on both sides and the top and bottom are turned under and stitched. The sampler is made up of horizontal bands of repeat border patterns and rectangles of darning patterns, one band including two flower sprays and another the inscription 'JOSEPHINE BIERCOM 1844'.

Notes

History note: Given to the donor by Evelyn Walker in 1924, who had bought it in Liverpool

Legal notes

Mrs H.A. Longman Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 10.5/8 in
Width: 11.1/2 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 19th century
Production date: AD 1844

Materials used in production

polychrome Silk
Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross-stitch with pattern or damask darning and stocking darning stitches. There is a selvedge on both sides and the top and bottom are turned under and stitched.
Embroidering
Darning

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.111-1938
Primary reference Number: 110842
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Audit data

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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