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English buttonhole stitch purse half made on a mould

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An image of Textiles. Purse. Colours blue, green and pink. At the top a band of lozenges in silver thread and pink silk upon a dark blue background. The body of the bag decorated with five pink geometrical flowers and leaves alternating with lozenges. The cylindrical mould is made of ebony, the top hollowed out to a depth just over 1", a row of eleven holes which enable a foundation thread for the first row to be attached to the mould. Silk, length, whole, 3.75 in, circa 1600-circa 1699. English. Notes: Similarly worked to T.191-1928 but with only 1 7/8 in. completed.

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Textiles. Purse. Colours blue, green and pink. At the top a band of lozenges in silver thread and pink silk upon a dark blue background. The body of the bag decorated with five pink geometrical flowers and leaves alternating with lozenges. The cylindrical mould is made of ebony, the top hollowed out to a depth just over 1", a row of eleven holes which enable a foundation thread for the first row to be attached to the mould. Silk, length, whole, 3.75 in, circa 1600-circa 1699. English. Notes: Similarly worked to T.191-1928 but with only 1 7/8 in. completed.

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  • Accession Number: T.192-1928
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 842 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 209.39kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1

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17th Century Date Department English Fitz_AA Material Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords Stewart Period Stuart Period Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd buttonhole stitch cone conical costume cylindrical ebony fashion floral mould moulded needle needlework purse silk stitched stitches stitching textile unfinished wood

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rgb(177,165,149), rgb(87,81,74), rgb(5,5,5), rgb(47,40,35), rgb(107,140,143), rgb(58,112,143), rgb(41,76,87), rgb(144,104,62), rgb(19,52,76), rgb(18,40,48), rgb(132,76,52)

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