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Makers / Maker's Age: Bacheler, Ruth
Date Made: 1717
Origin: England
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Eyelet, Florentine, Cross, Long armed cross, Rice, Chain.
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 20.75 cmw x 45.75 cm h
Owner: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, United Kingdom www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk
Inscriptions: O THOU TO WHOM ANGeLS / THeIR HYMNS ADDReSS TO / WHOM ALL KNeeS MUST BOW / ALL TONgUeS CONFeSS ha / Ve OFFeNded GOd Where Sha / LL I FLY to hide MY seLF Fr / OM hIS OFFeNded EYe I F R O. (Beneath is a band of Florentine work, then): 1 7 1 7 EdWard / BaCheLeR Rvth / BaCheLeR. //
Predominant Motif: 3 alphabets. The sampler is divided into three main horizontal sections. The upper one of three alphabets The third section contains a band of crowns with initials alternating with small lozenges and bands of Florentine stitching and border patterns.
History of Owner: #T.114-1928 Bequest of Dr. J.W.L. Glaisher
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No