Not currently on display at the V&A

Sampler

ca. 1913 (embroidered)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Sampler giving diagrams and stitches from Western Embroideries. Linen divided into 12 numbered sections. Embroidered in silk, mainly in beige, red and blue; needles in appropriate positions.
118: Run border; Overcast border
119: Borders
120: Three varieties of chain fillings
121: Two stem stitch fillings
122: Border (ladder)
123: Much-raised lozenge border
124: Two surface fillings
125: Two close borders
126: Three basket or brick-stitch fillings
127: Two fillings over cords
128: Open hem stitch; square open hem stitch
129: Two variations on open square hem-stitch; Castellated edge; Feathered hem-stitch


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Silk embroidery on linen
Brief Description
Sampler giving diagrams and stitches from Western Embroideries, silk embroidery on linen, worked by Louisa Pesel, England, ca. 1913.
Physical Description
Sampler giving diagrams and stitches from Western Embroideries. Linen divided into 12 numbered sections. Embroidered in silk, mainly in beige, red and blue; needles in appropriate positions.

118: Run border; Overcast border

119: Borders

120: Three varieties of chain fillings

121: Two stem stitch fillings

122: Border (ladder)

123: Much-raised lozenge border

124: Two surface fillings

125: Two close borders

126: Three basket or brick-stitch fillings

127: Two fillings over cords

128: Open hem stitch; square open hem stitch

129: Two variations on open square hem-stitch; Castellated edge; Feathered hem-stitch
Dimensions
  • Length: 30.5in
  • Width: 20.5in
Marks and Inscriptions
Object history
This sampler was acquired by the Museum in 1913 as a teaching aid.

Purchased. Registered File number 1994/375.
Collection
Accession Number
T.153-1994

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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