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Linen band sampler

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White linen plain weave band sampler embroidered with bands of geometric ornament in satin and buttonhole stitches, cut work, drawn work and one reticella band. One alphabet. Signed at bottom, "Amy Iones" and dated 1671. Buttonhole edging along lower left side.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederic C. Lawrence

1671

Object Place

England

Dimensions

19.5 x 75 cm (7 11/16 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

56.130

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles