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Sampler: T.130-1938

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

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Description

Whitework linen sampler including bands and the format for the opening of a shirt front, embroidered with linen threads in hem and whipped stem stitch with French knots, buttonhole bars and pulled thread work. Three edges are hemmed, and there is needle lace edging along the bottom edge and a selvedge at the top.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs H.A. Longman

Measurements and weight

Length: 45.5 cm
Length: 1'6 in
Width: 13.75 cm
Width: 5.5/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
After 1601 CE - Before 1701 CE

Note

The quality and fineness of the linen and the embroidery of the sampler suggests it was made in Continental Europe

Materials used in production

Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Linen band sampler embroidered with linen threads in hem and whipped stem stitch with French knots, buttonhole bars and pulled thread work. Three edges are hemmed, and there is needle lace edging along the bottom edge and a selvedge at the top.
Embroidered

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.130-1938
Primary reference Number: 110861
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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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