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Sampler: T.10-1949

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Enzoli, Luigia C.

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Description

Linen sampler embroidered with polychrome silks in cross-stitch. All the edges are hemmed. The design consists of random spot motifs including a boat, animals, flowerpots, stylized sprays and an alphabet. The bottom of the sampler has the inscription 'Luigia Enzoli Lanno 1824' worked in green silk thread. The sampler is bordered by a simple blue and pink border.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Francis Wormald

Measurements and weight

Length: 28.5 cm
Length: 11.1/4 in
Width: 43.5 cm
Width: 17.1/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1949-06-25) by Wormald, Francis, Mrs

Dating

19th Century, Early#
Production date: AD 1824

Materials used in production

blue, green, yellow, pink, white Silk
Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Linen sampler embroidered with polychrome silks in cross-stitch. All the edges are hemmed.
Embroidering

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: embroidered in green silk worked in cross stitch

  • Text: Luigia Enzoli Lanno 1824
  • Location: Bottom of the sampler
  • Method of creation: Embroidery
  • Type: Name and date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.10-1949
Primary reference Number: 110903
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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