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Maker:

Unidentified; production

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1682
Charles II

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in chain, cross, double running, running, satin and needle lace filling stitches. The sampler comprises 14 horizontal bands which include repeat border patterns, 'boxers', sprigs and the inscription 'IP 1682'.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

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

Material(s):

linen; whole
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

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

Dimension(s):

length, 66, cm
width, 18.4, cm
length, 26, in
width, 7.1/4, in

Acquisition:

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

Provenance:

purchased by the donor December 30, 1911

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Inscription:

initials; top band of the sampler; embroidery; IP; embroidered in silk thread; the initials of the maker

Accession:

Object Number: T.65-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110611; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-09-21)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110611





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