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Maker(s) &
Production:

Payne, Judith, maker, England

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 cross, double running, satin, filling, trellis and detached buttonhole stitch. There is a selvedge at the top; the other edges are turned under and hem stitched. The sampler comprises 13 horizontal bands of repeat border patterns, an alphabet, the date '1668' and the inscription 'IUDETH PAYNE'.

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; cross, double running, satin, filling, trellis and detached buttonhole stitch

Material(s):

linen; whole
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, double running, satin, filling, trellis and detached buttonhole stitch. There is a selvedge at the top; the other edges are turned under and hem stitched.

Dimension(s):

length, 19.3/4, in
width, 8.5/8, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Exhibition(s):

Samplers. 1993-06-15 - 1993-09-26
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: Octagon Gallery

Documentation:

Humphrey, Carol. 1993. Sampler Exhibition in the Octagon.Cambridge (Cambs.):

Accession:

Object Number: T.43-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110589; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-10-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110589