School of Design

ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

Mounted Samplers
Date: 1846
Dimensions: 32 x 22 cm (12 5/8 x 8 11/16 in.)
Medium: card, fabrics
Made in: Britain
Description: Marbled folder, which opens to display thirteen samples of hems, stitching and seams on a blue background. Each sample is labelled by class or division. Samples include a micro sampler worked in cross stitch featuring horizontal bands of alphabet, upper and lower case and numbers. The piece includes an inscription and date at the bottom of the micro sampler, which reads: 'British & Foreign School, 1846'
Inv. No.: 2013.36
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