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Maker:

Unidentified; production

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1679
Charles II

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks and silver metal thread in chain, cross, double running, knot, satin, trellis and needle lace filling stitches. The sampler comprises 22 horizontal bands. At the top, above a wide band of geometric patterns, is an incomplete and a complete alphabet, the date "1679" and some random letters or pairs of initials. The remaining bands are of horizontal repeat patterns including one of " Boxers"

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; chain, cross, double running, knot, satin, trellis and lace filling stitches

Material(s):

linen; whole
silk; whole; polychrome
silver metal thread; whole

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks and silver metal thread in chain, cross, double running, knot, satin, trellis and lace filling stitches

Dimension(s):

length, 84.4, cm
width, 22.5, cm
length, 33.1/4, in
width, 8.7/8, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.62-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110608; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2013-09-02)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110608





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