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Maker(s) &
Production:

Bray, Mary, maker, England

Collection:

J. W. L. Glaisher

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

band sampler; category

Date:

possibly 1660

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in bullion, cross, eyelet hole, Holbein, satin and trellis stitch. The sampler comprises 14 horizontal bands, twelve of which are filled with repeat border patterns; the sampler also features two alphabets in eyelet hole stitch, 'boxers' and the inscription 'Mary Bray'.

Technique(s):

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

Material(s):

linen; whole
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, linen, embroidered with polychrome silks in bullion, cross, eyelet hole, double running, satin and trellis stitch

Dimension(s):

length, 92.7, cm
width, 20.2, cm
length, 36.1/2, in
width, 8, in

Acquisition:

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

Acquisition Credit:

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.12-1928
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110559; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-12-06)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110559





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