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Sampler

1659 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Linen embroidered with coloured silks
Brief Description
Embroidered linen sampler, England, 1659
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.
Dimensions
  • Length: 14.25in
  • Width: 7.75in
Marks and Inscriptions
'Sarah Bigbrook is my name and I ended this in 1659'
Credit line
Bequeathed by Miss E E Lepard
Object history
Registered File number 1963/1764
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
T.139-1963

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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