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Collection of fragments: T.13-1949

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Linen fragments embroidered with mono chromered silk in cross and long armed cross stitch.

The fragments have numerous patterns including: all, over, border, edging with zigzag, rectangles, octagons, geometrical, stylized animals, birds (eagles, gryphon) lion, mule, lamb, peacock, swan, unicorn, flowers (carnations, pomegranate)

Legal notes

Given by Sir Augustus and Lady Daniel

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1949-06-25) by Augustus, Daniel, Sir & Lady

Note

These fragments were bought in London made up into the borders of a bedspread but they were of different techniques and so were unpicked.

Components of the work

Max Length 36 in Width 10 in

Materials used in production

embroidery Silk
ground Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Linen fragments embroidered with mono chromered silk in cross and long armed cross stitch. The fragments have numerous patterns including: all, over, border, edging with zigzag, rectangles, octagons, geometrical, stylized animals, birds (eagles, gryphon) lion, mule, lamb, peacock, swan, unicorn, flowers (carnations, pomegranate)
Embroidered

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.13-1949
Primary reference Number: 110966
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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

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