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Sampler: T.129-1938

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Sampler, linen, embroidered with white and polychrome silk. A border of needle weaving edges the sampler. The central space is taken up by a square surrounded by another border of needle weaving. The remainder of the surface is filled by human figures and various motifs, chiefly coffee pots.


History note: From Lake Van, Turkey

Legal notes

Mrs H.A. Longman Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 1'6.3/4 ft
Width: 1'5.3/4 ft

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 18th-early 19th century
After 1780 - Before 1830

Materials used in production

polychrome & white Silk

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Sampler, linen, embroidered with white and polychrome silk. A border of needle weaving edges the sampler.

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.129-1938
Primary reference Number: 110860
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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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