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Panel from a bed curtain (x4): T.24-1946

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Four panels from a bed curtain

Embroidered with red silk in darning stitch, a small area worked in a lighter red. Panels joined by insertion of stitch in ivory and red silk. Bottom edge finished with buttonhole stitch. the major pattern bands comprise lozenges with branch and stylized bird motifs, the minor bands a simpler branch and bird motif. all are worked on the counted thread.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 193 cm
Width: 293.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Cyclades ⪼ Greek islands ⪼ Greece

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1946-09-25) by de Menasce, George

Dating

18th century
Circa 1701 CE - Circa 1801 CE

Materials used in production

embroidery Silk ground Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Embroidered with red silk in darning stitch, a small area worked in a lighter red. Panels joined by insertion of stitch in ivory and red silk. Bottom edge finished with buttonhole stitch. the major pattern bands comprise lozenges with branch and stylized bird motifs, the minor bands a simpler branch and bird motif. all are worked on the counted thread.
Embroidering

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.24-1946
Primary reference Number: 110344
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 December 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Panel from a bed curtain (x4)" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110344 Accessed: 2022-05-25 17:36:51

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