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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, production, England

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

whitework sampler; category

Date:

after 1601 before 1700

Period:

17th Century

Description:

Band sampler, cream linen, embroidered with linen thread in hem, double hem and needle point lace stitches. The sampler comprises five horizontal bands on border patterns. The lower section of the sampler is un-worked.

Technique(s):

weaving; whole
embroidering; whole; hem, double hem and needle point lace stitches

Material(s):

linen; whole; ground, cream
linen thread; whole

Technique
Description:

Band sampler, cream linen, embroidered with linen thread in hem, double hem and needle point lace stitches

Dimension(s):

length, 35.5, cm
width, 16.5, cm
length, 14, in
width, 6.1/2, in

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1938; Longman, H. A., Mrs

Provenance:

Given to the donor by Susan Minet in 1923

Acquisition Credit:

Mrs H.A. Longman Bequest

Accession:

Object Number: T.14-1938
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110745; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-09-21)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110745





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