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Cover: T.1-1998

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Linen cover composed of alternating panels of lacis and cutwork with needle lace fillings.

The cover is edged with straight bobbin lace, with a similar pattern on three sides, with a slightly different one on the fourth side. Each of the panels depicts a flowers pot or vase, a tree or plant, all slightly stylized. The cutwork panels all have a central square of needle lace.

Legal notes

Purchased with the Perceval Fund

Measurements and weight

Length: 92.22 cm
Width: 91.75 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1998-03-02) by Wentworth, Judy

Dating

First half of 17th century
Circa 1600 - Circa 1640

Note

The techniques of darning or outlining the lacis motifs is typically French.

Components of the work

Panels

Materials used in production

Linen

Techniques used in production

Bobbin lace : Straight bobbin lace with cutwork panels which all have a central square of needle lace.

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.1-1998
Primary reference Number: 110517
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Cover" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110517 Accessed: 2022-06-28 01:43:19

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