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Sampler

Sampler

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1659 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sarah Bigbrook (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen embroidered with coloured silks

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss E E Lepard

  • Museum number:

    T.139-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Embroidered linen sampler with detached buttonhole filling embroidered with colourerd silks in cross, long-armed cross Algerian eye, satic, back and whipped stitches.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1659 (made)

Artist/maker

Sarah Bigbrook (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Linen embroidered with coloured silks

Marks and inscriptions

'Sarah Bigbrook is my name and I ended this in 1659'

Dimensions

Length: 14.25 in, Width: 7.75 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1963/1764

Descriptive line

Embroidered linen sampler, England, 1659

Materials

Linen (material); Silk (textile)

Techniques

Embroidery

Subjects depicted

Roses; Flowers

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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