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Maker:

Myles, Mary; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1701

Period:

early 18th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in eyelet hole, double running and satin stitch. The sampler comprises 18 horizontal bands which include an alphabet, repeat border patterns, the name ' MARY MYLeS', / WROUGHT/ THIS 1701', an all over design and a vase of lilies.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

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

Material(s):

linen; whole; unbleached
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in eyelet hole, Holbein and satin stitch.

Dimension(s):

length, 55.3, cm
width, 12.4, cm

Acquisition:

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

Provenance:

Acquired 9 February 1928

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.100-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110646; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-12-06)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110646





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