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Epitaphios: MAR.T.28-1912

Object information

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Red silk damask with God the Father, Christ, the Virgin Mary, Mary Magdalene, two Apostles and two Angels worked in laid gold metallic thread with applied and painted features on Christ. Embroidered inscription. Border of green silk damask with laid gold work and paillettes. Applied painted faces on the four corner angels. Inscription on each side.

Legal notes

C. B. Marlay Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Late 18th century
Circa 1775 CE - Circa 1799 CE

Components of the work

Faces composed of paint

Materials used in production

gold Metal thread
red, silk Damask

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.T.28-1912
Primary reference Number: 111055
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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