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Japanese ramie sample with a river scene

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An image of Textiles. Sample. Unknown maker, Japan. River scene with bullrushes and ducks. Silk gauze, resist-dyed blue; painted and stencilled details in browns and yellows. Silk and metallic embroidery; satin, stem stitch and couching in green, orange, yellow and gold. Length, whole, 32 cm, width, whole, 24 cm, circa 1700. Acquisition Credit: Given by Mrs. Soame Jenyns, in accordance with the wishes of her late husband, Soame Jenyns.

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Textiles. Sample. Unknown maker, Japan. River scene with bullrushes and ducks. Silk gauze, resist-dyed blue; painted and stencilled details in browns and yellows. Silk and metallic embroidery; satin, stem stitch and couching in green, orange, yellow and gold. Length, whole, 32 cm, width, whole, 24 cm, circa 1700. Acquisition Credit: Given by Mrs. Soame Jenyns, in accordance with the wishes of her late husband, Soame Jenyns.

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  • Accession Number: T.168-1977
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 815 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 161.34kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1

Key words

18th Century birds blue Bullrushes couched couching ducks dyed embroidered embroidery Fitz_AA gauze hemp Japanese metal metallic painted pale blue ramie resist dyed river river scene rushes sample satin stitch silk silks stem stitch stencilled stitched stitches stitching textile

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rgb(236,233,220), rgb(126,146,140), rgb(175,172,150), rgb(106,89,55), rgb(88,134,141), rgb(120,116,89), rgb(65,115,125), rgb(187,204,194), rgb(178,193,197), rgb(94,108,108), rgb(84,84,84)

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