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Maker:

Nicklus, Elizabeth; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1681
Charles II

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen embroidered with linen and polychrome silk threads in cross, chain, knot, double running, double hem stitch, Roumanian and satin stitches. Comprising 27 horizontal bands, repeat border patterns, an upper case alphabet and the inscriptions " ELIZABeth NICklus" "Her SAMPler" and "August the tweNty SeCONd 1681"

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; cross, chain, knot, double running, double hem, Rumanian and satin stitch

Material(s):

linen; whole; coarse
linen thread; whole
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with linen and polychrome silk threads in cross, chain, knot,double running, double hem, Rumanian and satin stitch

Dimension(s):

length, 91.4, cm
width, 26.6, cm
length, 36, in
width, 10.1/2, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.64-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110610; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2013-09-16)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110610





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