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Sampler

Sampler

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1625-1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered linen in silk linen

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss A. E. Haldane

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.20-1945

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sampler of embroidered linen in silk linen with bands of pattern in white and colours in long-armed and raised cross, double running in back, chain, satin, outline and cretan stitches.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1625-1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered linen in silk linen

Marks and inscriptions

'A a B C D E F G H I K L M N O P q R r S T V W X Y Z - IW -'
Inscription embroidered along top and bottom of object.

Dimensions

Height: 20.125 in, Width: 8.25 in

Descriptive line

Sampler of embroidered linen in silk linen, England, 1625-1650

Materials

Linen; Silk

Techniques

Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Alphabet; Flowers; Figures

Categories

Textiles; Interiors; Embroidery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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