Wool embroidery sampler; Mr Nelson Cartwright snr; 1915; 1968_70

Name/Title

Wool embroidery sampler

About this object

White piece of rectangular cotton solidly stitched with wool threads so ground fabric unseen on front. Front design in three rectangular panels each with three separate panels within each. Coloured in burgundy, pink, green, yellow, red, white, purple, blue in bright hues. Two pieces of brown string tied to one end for hanging. Worked by Mr Nelson Cartwright (Snr) in 1915 at Omaru in Ararua.

Maker

Mr Nelson Cartwright snr

Maker Role

Needle worker

Date Made

1915

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

wool

Measurements

48.2cm length x 34.4cm width

Subject and Association Description

woollen sampler, bright colours 1915

Credit Line

Mrs M. Shearman (nee Wade)

Object Type

wool sampler

Object number

1968_70

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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