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Maker:

Wright, Mary; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1669
Charles II

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, detached, buttonhole, filling, Holbein and satin stitches. The sampler comprises 24 horizontal bands which include repeat border patterns, a "pineapple" band, Boxers(?) either side of a lion and stag beneath an oak tree, and the inscription "MARY WRIGHT IS M/ NAME AND WITH MY NE/dL I WROUGHT THE SA/ Me AND GOODY REAd WA/ S MY DAME 1669".

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidery; whole; cross, detached, buttonhole, filling, double running and satin stitches

Material(s):

linen; whole; cream
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, detached, buttonhole, filling, double running and satin stitches.

Dimension(s):

length, 91.2, cm
width, 20.6, cm
length, 35.7/8, in
width, 8.1/8, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.45-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110591; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2013-08-22)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110591





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