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Maker:

Unknown; production

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

circa 1675

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in chain, cross and double running stitches. The sampler comprises ten horizontal bands; band 6 contains 'boxers', band 7 rabbits and bands 9 and 10 contain an alphabet.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; chain, cross and double running stitches

Material(s):

linen; whole
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in chain, cross and double running stitches

Dimension(s):

length, 36.2, cm
width, 19, cm
length, 14.1/4, in
width, 7.1/2, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.58-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110604; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-09-21)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110604





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