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Sampler: T.19-1940

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Sampler, cotton, embroidered with polychrome wools and silks, with a little silver metal thread in cross, Florentine, satin, back and tent stitch with some couched work. The sampler is partially backed and the edges are bound in pale blue silk. The sampler comprises detached motifs of geometric floral and all-over patterns.

Legal notes

Miss Grace Clarke Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 72" in
Width: 9" in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1940-05) by Clarke, Grace F., Miss

Dating

19th Century, Mid#
Circa 1840 - Circa 1860

Materials used in production

polychrome Wool
polychrome Silk
Cotton
Silver metal thread

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Sampler, cotton, embroidered with polychrome wools and silks, with a little silver metal thread in cross, Florentine, satin, back and tent stitch with some couched work. The sampler is partially backed and the edges are bound in pale blue silk.
Embroidering
Couching (embroidering)
Backing (textile)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.19-1940
Primary reference Number: 110884
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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