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Maker:

Sanders, Mary; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

1717
George I

Period:

18th century

Description(s):

Band sampler embroidered with polychrome silks. The sampler comprises 30 horizontal bands which include repeat border patterns, numerals, band designs, crowns and coronets and an inscription.
Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, eyelet hole and satin stitch. The sampler comprises 30 horizontal bands which include repeat border patterns, numerals, band designs, crowns and coronets and the inscription ' LOVe The LORD AND HE WILL BE A / TeNDeR FATheR UNTO Thee When / LanD IS GO e A( D MO eY IS SPe T / The LeAR I G IS OST EXCeLLe T / LORD GIVe Me WIS / / DOM TO DIReCT MY / WAYeS MS IS SS/ Mary SanDers Is My Name And EnG / lLAND Is My Nation Farnam Is My D / weLLing Place AnD Christ Is My Salvat / I WILL Not Choose Neither Refuse Any CommA / ND OF ThiNe Lord Give Mee / Wisdo To Direct My / Ways I B Not Riches Not / Yet Le Gth OF DAYS / IF Breath Were Made For Every /Man To BUY The Poor Man Could / Not Live The Rich WOULd ot Die / I Have ReaD ANd HAVe Bee TOLd / A VerteOUS Girl IS Worth That Gold / Mary Sandars Wrought This SAMPLer / IN The Ninth YeAR OF Her AGe One/ Thousand seven Hundred seventeen'.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

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

Material(s):

linen; whole; unbleached
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

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

Dimension(s):

height, 46.3, cm
width, 19, cm

Acquisition:

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

Provenance:

Acquired from Mrs Head 30 April 1928

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.115-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110661; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-12-06)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110661





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