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Sampler: T.1-1970

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Stevens, Dorothy, Miss (Maker)


Whitework sampler, silk, embroidered with linen thread in a variety of stitches. The sampler comprises horizontal band patterns, all-over designs, lozenges, squares and geometric patterns. The date and initials of the maker are worked in the bottom section.

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Bequeathed by Miss Dorothy Stevens

Measurements and weight

Length: 43 cm
Width: 20 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1970-03-05) by Stevens, Dorothy, Miss


20th century
Production date: AD/CE 1936

Materials used in production

cream Silk Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Whitework sampler, silk, embroidered with linen thread in a variety of stitches

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.1-1970
Primary reference Number: 110922
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 20 July 2021

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

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