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Sampler: T.58-1928

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Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in chain, cross and double running stitches. The sampler comprises ten horizontal bands; band 6 contains 'boxers', band 7 rabbits and bands 9 and 10 contain an alphabet.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 36.2 cm
Length: 14.1/4 in
Width: 19 cm
Width: 7.1/2 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

17th Century
Production date: circa CE 1675

Materials used in production

polychrome Silk Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in chain, cross and double running stitches
Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.58-1928
Primary reference Number: 110604
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 September 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Sampler" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/110604 Accessed: 2021-07-25 03:20:43

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