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Sampler: T.4-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Sampler of ribbon work. Six floral motifs are formed with narrow ribbons stitched to cream cotton. They are numbered 7 to 11, and were probably part of a professionally produced sampler used as a model for teaching or copying by women workers.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Kemp

Measurements and weight

Length: 46.2 cm
Length: 18.1/8 in
Width: 5.5 cm
Width: 2.1/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1991-06-10) by Kemp, J., Mrs


19th Century
After 1801 - Before 1900

Materials used in production

cream Cotton

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Ribbon work sampler

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.4-1991
Primary reference Number: 110937
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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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