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Maker:

Hopkins, Elizabeth; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1711
Queen Anne

Period:

18th century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks and linen thread in cross, eyelet hole, double running and satin stitches. The sampler comprises 20 horizontal bands which include repeat border patterns, alphabets and the inscriptions ' Elizabeth Hopkins 1711' and 'WHeN I WAS YOUNg I LIttLe Thought That Wit M/ ust Be So Dearly Bought But Now Experieance TeLs/ Me How If I WOULD Thrive Th t I Must Bow A/ ND BeND Vnto Anothers Will That I Might Learn Both / Art And SkiLL To Get My LIVINg With My HANDS / So That I Might Be Free From BONds That Mine / Own Dame Then I might Be AND Freed From ALL Such / Slaverie 123456789X XI XII EH WH AH'.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

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

Material(s):

linen; whole; unbleached, buff
silk; whole; polychrome
linen thread; whole

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks and linen thread in cross, eyelet hole, Holbein and satin stitches.

Dimension(s):

length, cm
width, cm

Acquisition:

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

Provenance:

Acquired from Mrs Head, 6 September 1927

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.108-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110654; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-09-21)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110654





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