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Maker:

Layton, Rebekah; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1668
Charles II

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in chain, cross, eyelet hole and double running stitch. The sampler comprises five horizontal bands including an alphabet, repeat border patterns and the inscription BY ME YOUR/DAUGHTER REBEKAH/LAYTON 1668'.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; chain, cross, eyelet hole and double running stitch

Material(s):

linen; whole
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

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

Dimension(s):

length, 41.9, cm
width, 21.9, cm
length, 16.1/2, in
width, 9, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Documentation:

Humphrey, Carol. 1984. English Samplers at the Fitzwilliam.Cambridge (Cambs.): The Fitzwilliam Museump. 10
Publ. No. 25

Accession:

Object Number: T.38-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110584; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2013-08-19)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110584