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Sampler: T.45-1938

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Current Location: In storage


Maker: Eliza Hall




Cotton sampler embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, satin, chain and stem stitch with a little couching. The edges are bound with green watered silk ribbon. A repeating strawberry border encloses a picture of a house and garden with underneath it and inscription which reads ' Eliza Hall Chip: Norton'.


History note: Bought from the Fine Art Society, 1900

Legal notes

Mrs H.A. Longman Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 14 cm
Length: 5.1/2 in
Width: 12 cm
Width: 4.3/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Longman, H. A., Mrs


18th century
Production date: circa AD 1795 : George III

Materials used in production

ground Cotton
polychrome threads Silk
ribbon Silk

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Cotton border sampler embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, satin, chain and stem stitch with a little couching. The edges are bound with green watered silk ribbon.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.45-1938
Primary reference Number: 110776
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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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