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Sampler: T.2-1987

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Berlin wool work sampler, canvas, embroidered with polychrome wool and pink, cream and yellow silks in cross, Florentine, long-armed cross and herringbone stitch. The edges are bound with pink silk ribbon. The sampler comprises 28 different patterns of varying sizes, largely incomplete, of geometric and stylized floral motifs.

Legal notes

Given by Miss L.M. Hoather

Measurements and weight

Length: 257 cm
Length: 101.1/4 in
Width: 12.75 cm
Width: 5 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1987-02-02) by Hoather, M. L. Miss

Dating

19th Century
After 1801 - Before 1900

Materials used in production

Penelope Canvas
cream, yellow, pink Silk
pink Silk ribbon
polychrome Wool

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Berlin wool work sampler, canvas, embroidered with polychrome wool and pink, cream and yellow silks in cross, Florentine, long-armed cross and herringbone stitch. The edges are bound with pink silk ribbon.
Embroidering
Binding

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.2-1987
Primary reference Number: 110934
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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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