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Maker:

Davies, Eliazbeth; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1699
William and Mary

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silk and linen threads in cross, eyelet hole and satin stitch. The sampler comprises 15 horizontal bands with repeat border patterns, alphabets, and the inscriptions "MAde THIS IN The YeAr" , "1699', ' ElizeBeth DA / VIeS 1699 IN the O Lor dd" and. "O GreAt God Are Not The RAVeNS Feed By / The ANd WILLt THOU CLOVth The LILLeeS / ANd NOt Me IeLL NeAre DIStrvst MY GOd / FOr RAMeNt NOR Yet For BreAd WhiLest / The LILLeeS FLORISH ANd THe RAVeNS Fed'.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; cross, eyelet hole and satin stitch

Material(s):

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

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silk and linen threads in cross, eyelet hole and satin stitch

Dimension(s):

length, 34.3, cm
width, 20.9, cm
length, 13.1/2, in
width, 8.1/4, in

Acquisition:

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

Provenance:

purchased June 14, 1928

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.88-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110634; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-10-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110634





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