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Bobbin: T.7-1944

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Maker: Unknown




Bobbin, wood, carved with figures (maker and his wife), sheep, (his) dog, bushes and the sun, moon and stars.


History note: Wife of the unidenitified shepherd who made it, Dunstable Downs

Legal notes

Given by Mrs E.M. Stevens

Place(s) associated

  • Dunstable Downs ⪼ Bedfordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1944-11-06) by Stevens, E. M., Mrs


18th Century, Late
Production date: circa AD 1795

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Carving : Bobbin, wood, carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.7-1944
Primary reference Number: 110275
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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