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Sampler: T.141-1938

Object information

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Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Net, embroidered with linen thread in many varieties of darning and running stitches forming lace patterns and fillings. The sampler comprises a map of England and Wales, with the degrees of latitude and longitude worked. Each county is filled by a different pattern, those in England are numbered, those in Wales lettered. A key to these is mounted upon rose coloured silk.

Legal notes

Mrs H.A. Longman Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 42.5 cm
Length: 16.3/4 in
Width: 41.9 cm
Width: 16.1/2 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

After 1780 - Before 1830

Materials used in production

rose Silk
square weave Net
Linen thread

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Net, embroidered with linen thread in many varieties of darning and running stitches forming lace patterns and fillings
Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.141-1938
Primary reference Number: 110866
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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