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Japanese plum blossom sample, from a kimono

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An image of Textiles. Sample. Unknown maker, Japan. Plum blossom on plain ground. Possibly from a kimono. White silk crepe, resist dyed green ground, polychrome painted or stencilled details. Small amount of silk and metallic thread embroidery. Length, whole, 43 cm, width, whole, 29 cm, circa 1750-circa 1849. 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. Plum blossom on plain ground. Possibly from a kimono. White silk crepe, resist dyed green ground, polychrome painted or stencilled details. Small amount of silk and metallic thread embroidery. Length, whole, 43 cm, width, whole, 29 cm, circa 1750-circa 1849. 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.173-1977
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 730 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 118.92kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1

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18th Century 19th Century blossom crepe dark green dyed embroidered embroidery Fitz_AA floral flowers green Japanese kimono fabric metal metallic plum blossom polychrome resist dyed sakura sample silk silk crepe silks stencilled stitched stitches stitching textile thread threads

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