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Maker:

Payne, Judith; 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 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'.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

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