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Sampler: T.127-1938

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

White work sampler, linen, embroidered with white cotton in satin, eyelet hole, eyelet, chain, Florentine and scroll stitch with French knots and cut and drawn work with needle lace filling stitches. The side edges are cut and top and bottom are turned under and stitched. The sampler comprises of repeat border patterns and detached motifs including an Agnus Dei, a butterfly and stylized flowers.

Notes

History note: Given to the donor by Mary Minet

Legal notes

Mrs H.A. Longman Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 11.1/4 in
Width: 26.1/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
After 1801 CE - Before 1900 CE

Materials used in production

cambric Linen
white Cotton

Techniques used in production

Weaving : White work sampler, linen, embroidered with white cotton in satin, eyelet hole, eyelet, chain, Florentine and scroll stitch with French knots and cut and drawn work with needle lace filling stitches. The side edges are cut and top and bottom are turned under and stitched
Cut and drawn work
Embroidering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.127-1938
Primary reference Number: 110858
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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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