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Sampler: T.84-1928

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Hacket, Sarah (Maker)

Description

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks and linen thread in chain, cross, double running, satin, eyelethole, & needle lace filling stitches The sampler comprises 15 horizontal bands of repeat border patterns, three alphabets, the date '1694' and the inscription 'SARAH HACKeT'.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 31 in
Width: 8.1/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Production date: AD 1694 : Mary

Materials used in production

ground and thread Linen polychrome Silk

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks and linen thread in cross, double running, satin, Rumanian, eyelet, trellis, filling and hemstitch. There is a selvedge at the top and bottom and the sides are turned under and stitched.
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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.84-1928
Primary reference Number: 110630
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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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