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Sampler: T.3-1962

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Da Perez

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Description

Sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in satin, cross, chain, eyelet, buttonhole and backstitches with French knots, semi-detached interlacing and drawn thread stitches. All the edges are hemmed and have a small tassel in each corner. Horizontal bands of repeat border patterns are worked across the top and bottom sections. The central section is worked with three different cruciform shapes, floral sprigs, circular and sun motifs. The sampler is inscribed with an alphabet and 'ANO 1778, PNs P?ns De Da Perez'.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Eric Thomson, at the request of Mrs Hambly, of Chicago

Measurements and weight

Length: 88.5 cm
Length: 34.3/4 in
Width: 21.5 cm
Width: 8.1/2 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1962-05-24) by Eric Thomson, J. Mrs

Dating

18th Century
Production date: AD 1778

Materials used in production

polychrome Silk
Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in satin, cross, chain, eyelet, buttonhole and backstitches with French knots, semi-detached interlacing and drawn thread stitches. All the edges are hemmed and have a small tassel in each corner
Embroidering
Interlacing

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.3-1962
Primary reference Number: 110918
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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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