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Maker:

Unknown; production

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

circa 1680

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with linen and silver metal thread in hem, double hem, Roumanian, satin and needle lace stitches. The sampler comprises 11 horizontal bands; the top five are worked in needlelace stitches, band six contains a wide and a narrow border design placed vertically, and bands seven to eleven contain further repeat patterns. At the bottom there is a space containing some experimental metal thread stitching.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; hem, double hem, Rumanian, needlepoint and satin stitch

Material(s):

linen; whole; ground and threads
silver metal thread; whole

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with linen and silver metal thread in hem, double hem, Rumanian, needlepoint and satin stitch

Dimension(s):

length, 60.3, cm
width, 14.5, cm
length, 23.3/4, in
width, 5.3/4, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.63-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110609; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-10-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110609





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