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Samplers from the V&A Museum

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Published by Victoria & Albert Museum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Needlecraft art (eg lace, quilts, etc as art objects),
  • General,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Design - Textile & Costume,
  • Folk & Outsider Art,
  • Art / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8972185M
    ISBN 101851772901
    ISBN 109781851772902


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Samplers from the V&A Museum by Clare Browne Download PDF EPUB FB2

Samplers from the V&A Museum Paperback – October 8, by Clare Browne (Author), Jennifer Wearden (Author) out of 5 stars 6 ratingsCited by: 2. The samplers are well-displayed in the slightly oversize book; many cover one entire page.

Often, there is the sampler and then a close-up detail on the same page. For example, Plate 23 is an English mid's white work band sampler which is identified as silk thread on linen. At 38 by 6 1/2 inches, it's a standard shaped long, elegant sampler.5/5(3). Samplers (Fitzwilliam Museum Handbooks) I highly recommend anything written by Santina Levey who worked under Mr.

King in the V&A. Her expertise is on Bess of Hardwick and Mary Queen of Scots, Bess's "guest" (prisoner) the entire time between her escape from Scotland to her Samplers from the V&A Museum book. They produced a lot of famous embroidery right up till then!5/5(2). Samplers: From the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Embroidered samplers from the Museum's fine collection are used in this lavishly illustrated volume to provide a historical survey of this popular needlework art and a practical guide to the different type of stitches/5. Samplers (Fitzwilliam Museum Handbooks) I highly recommend anything written by Santina Levey who worked under Mr.

King in the V&A. Her expertise is on Bess of Hardwick and Mary Queen of Scots, Bess's "guest" (prisoner) the entire time between her escape from Scotland to her beheading. They produced a lot of famous embroidery right up till then!5/5(1).

Samplers from the Victoria and Albert Museum by Clare Browne and Jennifer Wearden. This wonderful array of samplers, one of the most popular needlework art forms, is drawn from the outstanding collection at the V&A. Illustrations and text combine to provide a historical survey of samplers, their purposes and patterns, together with a practical guide, through details and line.

Search 1, objects andimages from the V&A's collections Last updated: 12 May   Browne, Clare and Jennifer Wearden, eds. Samplers from the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: V&A Publications, p., ill. ISBN 'True Stitch: early samplers and the use of double running stitch' by Jennifer Wearden in Hali IssueSeptember/Octoberpp.

Materials. Linen; Silk. Techniques. Embroidering; Weaving. The V&A was part of this movement and in commissioned Louisa Pesel, a well-known embroiderer, to make a series of stitch samplers documenting historic English stitches.

These samplers were used by the Museum as a teaching aid, and have since been accessioned into the collections as objects of significance in their own right. Antique Museum Samplers: from The Cooper-Hewitt Museum Collection in Counted Cross-Stitch [No.

] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Antique Museum Samplers: from The Cooper-Hewitt Museum Collection in Counted Cross-Stitch/5(2). The V&A Shop Online promotes ranges from the Victoria and Albert Museum Shop. Shop online for V&A books, quilting fabric, fashion, designer jewellery, posters and prints, framed prints, homeware, crafting materials, exhibition ranges and exclusive gifts inspired by the V&A Collections.

All proceeds go towards funding the Victoria & Albert Museum. Sampler of embroidered linen with silks, England, mid 17th century. Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no) Browne, Clare and Jennifer Wearden, eds.

Samplers from the Victoria and Albert Museum. In recent years, samplers have become important in museum collections as representations of early American female education.

Many are signed, and some are inscribed with locations and the names of teachers and schools. The emergence of large numbers of these samplers has resulted in much research in diaries, account books, letters, newspaper.

Linen sampler embroidered with silk and linen, England, mid 17th century. Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no) Browne, Clare and Jennifer Wearden, eds. Samplers from the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: V&A Publications, p., ill. ISBN Materials. Linen (material); Silk thread; Linen thread.

Techniques. Ellen Mahon’s sampler book was made between and It shows off her embroidery skills, and includes some exquisitely made dolls clothes, such as a tiny knitted glove and a stocking.

Although not a toy, samplers have. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Sampled Lives: Samplers from the Fitzwilliam Museum” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving 3/5(1).

Sampler, (made). Linen sampler; embroidered with silk; German; first half of the 16th century. Museum Number T Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Samplers from the Victoria and Albert Museum by Jennifer Wearden Paperback Book at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. The samplers are too intimidating. Jennifer Wearden and Clare Browne are assistant curators of the Textiles Department at the V&A--at least as of the date of this book.

Both have written other expert books. The importance of the Victoria & Albert Museum cannot be overstated/5. Sampler, (made). Linen sampler embroidered with silk; English; first half of the 17th century.

Museum Number &A   Linen sampler embroidered with silk and metal thread; English; second quarter of the 17th century. Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no) Browne, Clare and Jennifer Wearden, eds. Samplers from the Victoria and Albert Museum.

London: V&A Publications, p., ill. ISBN Materials. Linen; Silk; Metal thread. From Library Journal. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (November 7, February 2, ), this book documents a cross-section of samplermakers in America while suggesting how the history of samplers reflects the education of young women in this by: 5.

Buy a cheap copy of Samplers: Victoria and Albert Museum book. Free shipping over $   : Samplers - Victoria and Albert Museum: From the V and A's Large Picture Book series, a softback book x inches.

15 pages of text plus 89 photo plates. Well used but internally clean. Covers creased. An essential reference book no inscriptions, a nice book.

The Essamplaire is a mail order business specializing in authentic reproduction sampler kits and charts. We research and study samplers from some of the world's finest textile collections, such as The Burrell Collection in Glasgow, Scotland, The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, England, The Textile Museum in St.

Gallen, Switzerland and numerous others as well as from private. Embroidered samplers from the V&A's fine collection provide both a historical survey of this popular needlework art and a practical guide to the different types of stitches.

This popular book, now with a new cover, shows details of individual motifs alongside full color photographs of complete samplers/5(6). Get this from a library. Samplers at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

[Clare Woodthorpe Browne; Jennifer Mary Wearden; Victoria and Albert Museum.] -- Some of the most important samplers in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, shown beautifully photographed. You can count the stitches in some of the pieces.

The following files contain the images taken between and for inclusion in the book, American Samplers. Our thanks to the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA for their safekeeping. Volume I, A to G, 86 pages Volume II, H to O, pages Volume III, P to S, 78 pages Volume IV, T to Y, 66 pages.

View All Sampler Images Here Featured. Samplers From the Victoria and Albert Museum Browne, Clare, and Jennifer Wearden. V & A Publications, London, a beautifully illustrated little book.

"A Schoolgirl's Work" presents 24 samplers from the Spencer Museum of Art, showing each whole piece, closeups and, most interestingly, the back of each piece. Since they are presented in chronological order, /5.

All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed basis.

We are an online museum that houses a collection of + antique needlework samplers from Europe and America. Our curators do genealogical research and post new findings to the website fequently. Please note that this is a research site. The samplers are not for sale.

To view the samplers, please register below. The book appeals to those interested in history and embroidery. Great book with samplers from young American girls and one boy.

Thesesamplers span a time frame of the American Revolution to the Civil War. There is a page or two of biographic information provided on each stitcher which just makes the book for me/5.

One sampler, made by an year-old incontrasts flowers with a kneeling, chained man: a common anti-slavery motif. By the time of the donation, making samplers was more of a Author: Anne Ewbank.

Reproduction Sampler Kits and Graphs. Following is a list of all of our samplers kits and graphs. For more information about the sampler or to order it, click on the title or picture of the sampler.

Samplers are in alphabetic order by the title or last name of the g: V&A Museum. V & A Museum. History of samplers: 18th century - Victoria and Albert Museum. V & A Museum Embroidery Sampler Cross Stitch Samplers Victoria And Albert Museum Vintage Textiles Cross Stitch to creating an outstanding personal collection of samplers and mourning embroideries she authored numerous articles and books on schoolgirl needlework.

Samplers from the Museum's Textile Collection. Though one can trace sampler history back to Mamluk Egypt, most sampler collections today represent works from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries. Amateur needle workers stitched linen with silk and wool, using the sampler, or exampler, as a record of embroidered curriculum.

The earliest sampler extant is a spot sampler, i.e. one having randomly scattered motifs, of the Nazca culture in Peru formerly in the Museum of Primitive Art, New York City. It is estimated to date from ca. BCE – CE and is worked in cotton.

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Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Embroidered samplers in the collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum. New York, N.Y.: The Museum, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Moss; Scott Hyde; Cooper-Hewitt Museum.

An extraordinary exhibition of Scottish samplers, all of them on loan from the equally extraordinary collection of American collector, Leslie B. Durst, opened at the National Museum Scotland on Octo ; it will remain on view until Ap Books about antique samplers by Huber and Ring.

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