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Maker:

Weedon, Sarah; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1683
Charles II

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, yellow linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in double back, cross, eyelet hole, double running and satin stitch. The sampler comprises eight horizontal bands which feature repeat border patterns, alphabets, numerals, a narrow edging design and the inscriptions " 'SARAH WeeDON" and "IN THE YeARe 1683".

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; double back, cross, eyelet hole, double running and satin stitch

Material(s):

linen; whole; yellow
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, yellow linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in double back, cross, eyelet hole, double running and satin stitch

Dimension(s):

length, 12.1, cm
width, 20, cm
length, 4.3/4, in
width, 7.7/8, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.69-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110615; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2013-09-16)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110615





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