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Sampler: T.123-1938

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in satin, stem, back, buttonhole, double running and herringbone stitch with French knots, cutwork with needle weaving and needle lace stitches. There is a selvedge at the top and bottom whilst the side edges are turned under and hem stitched. The sampler comprises of horizontal bands including conventional sprigs, repeat border patterns and detached motifs. The final wide band includes seven detached stylised sprays and a bird motif.

Legal notes

Mrs H.A. Longman Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 31.3/4 in
Width: 10.1/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
After 1701 - Before 1800

Materials used in production

polychrome Silk
Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in satin, stem, back, buttonhole, double running and herringbone stitch with French knots, cutwork with needle weaving and needle lace stitches. There is a selvedge at the top and bottom whilst the side edges are turned under and hem stitched.
Cutwork
Embroidering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.123-1938
Primary reference Number: 110854
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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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