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Sampler

1800-1899 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This sampler is the work of an experienced embroiderer who used it to record stitches, motifs and patterns for future reference. The original colours have faded.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Linen, embroidered with silk in double running variations and combinations and musabak stitch
Physical Description
Sampler, linen embroidered with silk in double running variations and combinations and musabak stitch.

Pale, faded colurs which are now predominantly browns and blues.There are short embroidered inscriptions.
Dimensions
  • Length: 68cm
  • Width: 43cm
Style
Credit line
Given by G. D. Hornblower, Esq.
Subjects depicted
Summary
This sampler is the work of an experienced embroiderer who used it to record stitches, motifs and patterns for future reference. The original colours have faded.
Bibliographic Reference
Illustrated in 'Ottoman Embroidery' by Marianne Ellis and Jennifer Wearden (V&A Publications, 2001); plate 153
Collection
Accession Number
T.327-1921

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record createdJanuary 31, 2001
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