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Maker:

Edie, Harriot; maker

Collection:

J.W.L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

after 1701 before 1800

Period:

18th century

Description:

Band sampler, wool, embroidered with polychrome silks in cross, eyelet hole and satin stitch. The sampler comprises 27 horizontal bands which include line designs, alphabets, repeat border patterns and the inscription ' Goodness generally leads to universal Esteem / Give without Grudging to the Poor / And Heaven will soon augment thy Store / Riches when on the good bestowed / Are Blessings worthy of a God / Harriot Edie her work in the 5th Year of / her AGE'.

Production
Place (legacy):

England, production, country
English, nationality

Technique(s):

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

Material(s):

wool; whole
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

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

Dimension(s):

length, 22.5, cm
width, 16.5, cm
length, 8.7/8, in
width, 6.1/4, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.119-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110665; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-12-06)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110665