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Iane Davison 1710, If You Will Not When You... sampler
  • Jane Davison
    1695–?
    born: Alnwick, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
  • Iane Davison 1710, If You Will Not When You... sampler, 1710
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • silk thread on linen, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross, eyelet, satin, split chain
  • Object Height/Width: 45.72 x 19.05 cm
    Object Height/Width: 18 x 7 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0946
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Sampler with horizontal bands of text with geometric and floral motifs. The alphabet is repeated nine times, primarily at the top. There are bands of crowns in the middle and along the bottom. Two-thirds down is the largest band, containing flowers and leaves. There are lines of inscription at the middle and below. There is a band with four geometric animals (lions?) wearing crowns. Colors include blue, cream, green, and red on tan.