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Maker:

Unidentified; production

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1671
Charles II

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, buttonhole, darning and needle lace filling stitches. The sampler comprises 12 horizontal bands of repeat border patterns, an alphabet, the initials 'SI' and the date '1671'.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidery; whole; cross, buttonhole, darning and needle lace filling stitches

Material(s):

linen; whole; buff
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, buttonhole, darning and needle lace filling stitches.

Dimension(s):

length, 67.6, cm
width, 18.3, cm
length, 27.5/8, in
width, 7.1/4, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Inscription:

initials and date; SI 1671; embroidered in silk thread; the initials of the maker and the date of completion

Accession:

Object Number: T.50-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110596; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-10-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110596





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