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Muscadet: T.9-1997

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 10 (Octagon)

Titles

Muscadet

Maker(s)

Designer: Le Doux, Jean Picart
Weaver: Felletin, Simone André

Entities

Categories

Description

Tapestry; cotton warp and wool weft. Two vines with foliage and grapes each with a perching bird against a red ground with darker red cloud-like forms and randomly placed white spots.

Notes

History note: Purchased from La Demeure Gallery, Paris

Legal notes

Given through the American Friends of Cambridge University

Measurements and weight

Height: 98 cm
Width: 148 cm

Relative size of this object

1.5 m98 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Aubusson ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1997-12-05) by Woodbridge, George, Mr & Mrs

Dating

Mid 20th century
Circa 1950 CE - Circa 1960 CE

Components of the work

Woven composed of wool

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Tapestry; cotton warp and wool weft

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: text plus signed by the artist

  • Text: Muscadet/H:98cm L:148cm/Carton de Jean Picard Le Doux/Tissé par: Simone André Felletin Aubusson/Matricule/no.43'
  • Location: On the reverse
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.9-1997
Primary reference Number: 110543
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 29 November 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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