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Sampler: T.17-1952

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified

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Description

Sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, satin and stem stitches, with bullion knots. The sampler is composed of seven horizontal bands all containing naturalistic floral designs

Sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, satin and stem stitches, with bullion knots. The sampler is composed of seven horizontal bands all containing naturalistic floral designs. 1- waved stem and flowers motif 2- waved stem and large daisy-like flowers 3-long sprays of roses and buds arranged to form a complete band 4-waved stem, large flowers, fruit and leaves 5- quince sprays 6-waved stem with scrolling leaves and flowers 7- waved stem leaves berries and the inscription 'Hecho por Soledad () osa en la Escuela municipal de niƱas n 3'.

Legal notes

Lady St John Hope Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 18.1/2 in
Width: 12.3/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century
Production date: AD 1856

Materials used in production

black, brown, cream,drab, green, orange, yellow Silk
Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, satin and stem stitches, with bullion knots.
Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.17-1952
Primary reference Number: 110916
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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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