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Maker:

Jeane; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

circa 1700
William and Mary

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, rococo and satin stitch. The sampler comprises 13 horizontal bands which include repeat border patterns, hearts and sprigs, an all-over design, a grape vine with a bee, birds, a man carrying a staff, a dog, cherries, two flower baskets and the inscription ' IEANE WAS BorNe the 16/DAY OF APril 1675/ D the 30 DAY APril 1700'.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; cross, rococo and satin stitch

Material(s):

linen; whole; unbleached
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, rococo and satin stitch

Dimension(s):

length, 92, cm
width, 22.9, cm
length, 37.1/4, in
width, 9, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.81-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110627; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-10-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110627





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