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Sampler: T.137-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified

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Description

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with linen thread in back and satin stitch with horizontal bands of cutwork rectangles and circles filled with holliepoint and needle lace stitches. The cut edges are roughly over sewn. There are various floral, figurative and geometric motifs depicted in addition to the initials 'S B' and the date '1737'.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
Production date: AD 1737 : George II

Materials used in production

ground and thread Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, linen, embroidered with linen thread in back and satin stitch with horizontal bands of cutwork rectangles and circles filled with holliepoint and needle lace stitches. The cut edges are roughly over sewn.
Embroidering
Cutwork

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.137-1928
Primary reference Number: 110683
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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