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Sampler: T.10-1939

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Cameron, Mary (Mrs. Alexis Millar)

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Description

Pictorial sampler, wool, embroidered with polychrome silks in satin, cross and stem stitch. There is a selvedge at the top and bottom and the sides are turned under and stitched. A naturalistic floral border encloses a representation of the Trades Hall, Aberdeen; above sit detached floral motifs and the verse' O may I stand before the Lamb/When earth and seas are fled/ And hear the Judge pronounce my name/ With blessings on my head.' Below initials and the inscription 'Mary Cameron Aberdeen' are placed between two lions.

Legal notes

Lady St John Hope Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Aberdeen ⪼ Scotland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-05-30) by Hope, St John, Lady

Dating

19th century
After 1801 CE - Before 1900 CE

Materials used in production

polychrome Silk
Wool

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Border sampler, wool, embroidered with polychrome silks in satin, cross and stem stitch. There is a selvedge at the top and bottom and the sides are turned under and stitched.
Embroidering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.10-1939
Primary reference Number: 110874
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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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