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Maker(s) &
Production:

H, Martha, maker, England

Category:

embroidery

Name:

sampler

Other Name:

darning sampler; category

Date:

after 1701 before 1800

Period:

18th century

Description:

Darning sampler, cotton, embroidered with polychrome silks in stem and darning stitch. The centre of the sampler is taken up by a spray of mixed flowers in many patterns of damask darning; the outlines are in stem stitch. Placed in the corners, are differently designed cross-shaped darnings. The sampler also includes the inscription 'Marthe H Aged 13 years'.

Technique(s):

weaving; whole; fine
embroidering; whole; stem and darning stitch

Material(s):

cotton; whole
silk; whole; polychrome

Technique
Description:

Darning sampler, cotton, embroidered with polychrome silks in stem and darning stitch

Dimension(s):

length, cm
width, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1939-05-30; Hope, St John, Lady

Acquisition Credit:

Given by Lady St John Hope

Accession:

Object Number: T.8-1939
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 110872; input: 2004-11-05; modified: 2012-10-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110872





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