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Maker:

Hacket, Sarah; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1694
Mary

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks and linen thread in chain, cross, double running, satin, eyelethole, & needle lace filling stitches The sampler comprises 15 horizontal bands of repeat border patterns, three alphabets, the date '1694' and the inscription 'SARAH HACKeT'.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; cross, double running, satin, Rumanian, eyelet, trellis, filling and hemstitch

Material(s):

linen; whole; ground and thread
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks and linen thread in cross, double running, satin, Rumanian, eyelet, trellis, filling and hemstitch. There is a selvedge at the top and bottom and the sides are turned under and stitched.

Dimension(s):

length, 31, in
width, 8.1/4, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Exhibition(s):

The Dutch Connection. 1988-10-25 - 1989-01-08
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

Samplers. 1993-06-15 - 1993-09-26
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: Octagon Gallery

Documentation:

Humphrey, Carol. 1993. Sampler Exhibition in the Octagon.Cambridge (Cambs.):

Accession:

Object Number: T.84-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110630; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2013-06-03)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110630





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