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Sampler: T.3-2009

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Sandeman, J. J., Miss




Single weave canvas mounted on brown paper which has been turned and stitched onto the front of the sampler forming a 2.5cm/1" border.
Embroidered with polychrome wools in cross, double cross, Montenegrin cross, rococco, rice, encroaching satin stitch with laid and couched stitches.
Detached or "spot" motifs are placed on 3 sides of a rectangular "mat" of solid stitching, the mat comprises 15 blocks each of a different canvas work stitch, a "key" to the stitches provided by a separate piece of paper.

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Given by Miss Jane Sandeman

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009-03-02) by Sandeman, J. J., Miss


20th Century, Mid
Production date: AD 1953

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Embroidering : Embroidery

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.3-2009
Primary reference Number: 197455
Entry form: 0776
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Created: Wednesday 13 November 2013 Updated: Friday 14 December 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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