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Maker:

Andrus, Christian; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1687
James II

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with linen, polychrome silk and metal threads in buttonhole, cross, double hem, eyelet hole, double running and satin stitch. The sampler comprises 27 horizontal bands. From the top down the first 18 feature repeat border patterns; band 19 and 20 contain an alphabet and numerals; the remaining bands feature more repeat border patterns except band 21 and 27 which include the name ' CHRSTAN ANDrVS', the date '1687' and a heart.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, maker, country
English, maker, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; in buttonhole, cross, double hem, eyelet hole, Holbein and satin stitch

Material(s):

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

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with linen, polychrome silk and metal threads in buttonhole, cross, double hem, eyelet hole, Holbein and satin stitch

Dimension(s):

length, 76.2, cm
width, 25.4, cm
length, 30, in
width, 10, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.77-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110623; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2013-09-16)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110623





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