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Maker:

Bridon, Frances; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1644
dated

Period(s):

mid 17th century; Charles I

Description:

Linen sampler embroidered with polychrome silks in double running, cross, Montenegrin Cross, satin, detached overcast and trellis stitch, with detached needlepoint lace filling stitches. There are fourteen bands, ten of horizontal repeating border patterns, mainly floral but some including birds with a bead for an eye, 'boxers' and a repeating hand motif. The upper four bands contain an alphabet and the inscription 'EterA/ FRANCeS BRIdON Oct 31/MD 1644 Aged 10'.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, maker, country
English, maker, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; double running, cross, Montenegrin Cross, satin, detached overcast and trellis stitch
needle point lace; whole; filling stitches

Material(s):

linen; whole; ground
silk; whole; polychrome
beads (glass); whole; eyes of the birds

Technique
Description:

Linen sampler embroidered with polychrome silks in double running, cross, Montenegrin Cross, satin, detached overcast and trellis stitch, with detached needlepoint lace filling stitches

Dimension(s):

length, 86.25, cm
width, 18.5, cm
length, 35.1/4, in
width, 7.1/2, in

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1928-12-07; Glaisher, J.W.L., Dr

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L Glaisher Bequest

Inscription:

newspaper; upper bands of the sampler; embroidery; EterA/ FRANCeS BRIdON Oct 31/MD 1644 Aged 10; embroidered in silk thread

Exhibition(s):

English Samplers at the Fitzwilliam. 1984-07-10 - 1984-09-14
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: Octagon Gallery
Notes: see Documentation
Catalogue number: 9

Documentation:

Humphrey, Carol. 1984. English Samplers at the Fitzwilliam.Cambridge (Cambs.): The Fitzwilliam Museump. 5
Publ. p. 5, no. 9

Accession:

Object Number: T.5-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110552; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2013-06-03)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110552





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