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Sampler: T.82-1928

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unidentified (Production)

Description

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with linen polychrome silks, linen and silver metal thread in back, cross, buttonhole, double hem, eyelet, rococo, satin and needle lace filling stitches. The sampler comprises 16 horizontal bands of repeat border patterns, alphabets, the date '1691' and the initials 'MB'.

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Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 101.6 cm
Length: 41 in
Width: 23.8 cm
Width: 9.3/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Production date: AD 1691 : William and Mary

Materials used in production

polychrome Silk yellow Linen Silver metal thread Linen thread

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, linen, embroidered with linen polychrome silks, linen and silver metal thread in back, cross, buttonhole, double hem, eyelet, rococo, satin and lace filling stitches.
Embroidering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.82-1928
Primary reference Number: 110628
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 July 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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