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Purse: T.1-1977

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Beadwork purse depicting Bacchus surrounded by fruiting vines.

Legal notes

Anonymous gift

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.5 cm
Width: 12.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1977-11-28) by Anonymous


19th Century, Mid#
Production date: circa AD 1850

Materials used in production

probably Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Beadwork purse depicting Bacchus surrounded by fruiting vines.
Beading (process)

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.1-1977
Primary reference Number: 110944
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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