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Sampler: T.8-1952

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Philips, Ann

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Description

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, rococo, Florentine, double running and tent stitch. There is a selvedge on one side, the other edges are turned under and stitched. The sampler comprises horizontal bands of narrow repeat border patterns, crowns, coronets and alphabet and numerals. There are some wider bands of all-over patterns one of which depicts rectangular detached motifs, another a detached floral and bird motif and initials. The sampler is inscribed 'ANN PHIPPS 1721'.

Legal notes

Lady St John Hope Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1952-10-23) by Hope, St John, Lady

Dating

18th Century
Production date: AD 1721 : George I

Components of the work

Max Length 15.1/2 in Width 6.1/2 in

Materials used in production

blue, cream, crimson, green, rose, yellow Silk
unbleached, cream Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, rococo, Florentine, double running and tent stitch. There is a selvedge on one side, the other edges are turned under and stitched.
Embroidering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.8-1952
Primary reference Number: 110907
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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