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Maker:

Horner, Frances; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1664
Charles II

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, double back, eyelet hole, double running, and satin stitch. The sampler comprises twelve horizontal bands including repeat border patterns, boxers and two rows of inscription ' FRANCES HOMER/ HER SAMPLER 1664'.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; cross, double back, eyelet hole, Holbein, and satin stitch

Material(s):

linen; whole; unbleached
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, double back, eyelet hole, double running, and satin stitch

Dimension(s):

length, 81.6, cm
width, 19.7, cm
length, 32.1/8, in
width, 7.3/4, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.30-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110577; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-10-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110577





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