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Sampler: T.180-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Schenkelberg, Fanny

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Description

Linen band sampler embroidered with polychrome silks in cross-stitch. The top and bottom are finished with decorative buttonhole stitch and the sides have a pink selvedge. The top half of the sampler is organised into horizontal bands of seven alphabets and both stylised and naturalistic floral bands. The bottom half contains detached naturalistic motifs of horses, a dog, small birds, flowers, chickens, a cockerel and wreaths. Near the bottom, placed above the house motif and inscription reads 'Fanny Schenkelberg 1829'.

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The Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 79.25 cm
Length: 32.1/2 in
Width: 27 cm
Width: 10.5/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
Production date: AD 1829

Materials used in production

ground Linen
polychrome Silk

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Linen band sampler embroidered with polychrome silks in cross-stitch. The top and bottom are finished with decorative buttonhole stitch and the sides have a pink selvedge.
Embroidering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.180-1928
Primary reference Number: 110726
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 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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