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Maker:

Wenetun, Frances; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

circa 1650 before 1700

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, double running and satin stitch. The top of the sampler is taken up by a band with 17 detached motifs in double running, and the name 'Frances Wenentvn' in cross stitch. The remainder of the canvas is divided into 11 horizontal bands one of which contains 'boxers'.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; cross, Holbein and satin stitch

Material(s):

linen; whole
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, double running and satin stitch.

Dimension(s):

length, 89.2, cm
width, 23.5, cm
length, 35.1/8, in
width, 9.1/4, in

Acquisition:

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

Provenance:

purchased at Sotheby's sale 14 July 1927

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.11-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110558; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-09-21)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110558





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