Sampler thumbnail 1
Sampler thumbnail 2
+1
images
Not currently on display at the V&A

Sampler

1770-1799 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Sampler of embroidered linen with gilt and coloured silks. With birds, animals, flowers, a butterfly and religious symbols. Gilt thread, couched and in satin stitch, metal foil, spangles, and coloured silks in long and short, satin, outline and stem stitches, with French knots.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Embroidered linen with gilt and coloured silks, spangles
Brief Description
Sampler of embroidered linen with gilt and coloured silks, Mexico, 1770-1799
Physical Description
Sampler of embroidered linen with gilt and coloured silks. With birds, animals, flowers, a butterfly and religious symbols. Gilt thread, couched and in satin stitch, metal foil, spangles, and coloured silks in long and short, satin, outline and stem stitches, with French knots.
Dimensions
  • Length: 12in
  • Width: 15.25in
Credit line
Bequeathed by A. F. Kendrick
Collection
Accession Number
T.91-1954

About this object record

Explore the Collections contains over a million catalogue records, and over half a million images. It is a working database that includes information compiled over the life of the museum. Some of our records may contain offensive and discriminatory language, or reflect outdated ideas, practice and analysis. We are committed to addressing these issues, and to review and update our records accordingly.

You can write to us to suggest improvements to the record.

Suggest Feedback

record createdJune 24, 2009
Record URL