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Maker:

Unknown; production

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

whitework band sampler; category

Date:

circa 1700
Mary II

Period:

circa 1700

Description:

Whitework band sampler worked with linen thread in hem, counted satin and eyelet stitch with cut and drawn work with needle weaving and needle lace filling stitches. There is a plain selvedge at the top, the sides are hemmed and the bottom edge is buttonholed. There are whitework bands of geometric and floral motifs with three of the band containing small detached cutwork squares with various filling designs.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Production
Note:

This sampler is incomplete

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; hem, counted satin and eyelet stitch
cut and drawn work; whole; needle weaving and needlepoint lace filling stitches

Material:

linen; whole; ground and thread

Technique
Description:

Whitework band sampler worked with linen thread in hem, counted satin and eyelet stitch with cut and drawn work with needle weaving and needlepoint lace filling stitches. There is a plain selvedge at the top, the sides are hemmed and the bottom edge is buttonholed.

Dimension(s):

length, 64, cm
width, 15.5, cm
length, 25.7/8, in
width, 5.3/4, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Exhibition(s):

English Samplers at the Fitzwilliam. 1984-07-10 - 1984-09-14
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: Octagon Gallery

Documentation:

Humphrey, Carol. 1984. English Samplers at the Fitzwilliam.Cambridge (Cambs.): The Fitzwilliam Museump. 14
Publ. No. 39

Accession:

Object Number: T.93-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110639; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2013-06-03)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110639





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