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Sampler: T.131-1938

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Sampler, unbleached cotton, embroidered with red cotton thread in cross-stitch. All the edges are hemmed. The sampler is divided into 6 horizontal bands containing Tamil lettering and the name 'Naomi'.

Legal notes

Mrs H.A. Longman Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 3.7/8 in
Width: 7.1/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th century
After 1801 CE - Before 1900 CE


This sampler was possibly made in a Mission School

Materials used in production

red Cotton
unbleached Cotton

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Sampler, unbleached cotton, embroidered with red cotton thread in cross-stitch. All the edges are hemmed.

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.131-1938
Primary reference Number: 110862
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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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