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Cover: T.14-1949

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Cover, linen, embroidered in monochrome red silk in double running and hemstitch. Along the sides of the cover there is a three-inch band pattern formed by a waved stem motif from which springs a very stylized vase of flowers. At the ends the pattern doubles to form a slightly wider band. All around the cover there is a plaited bobbin lace edge.


History note: Bought 1906 in Taormina

Legal notes

Given by Sir Augustus and Lady Daniel

Measurements and weight

Length: 37.1/2 in
Width: 62.1/2 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Materials used in production

red (faded to lilac in certain places) Silk

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Cover, linen, embroidered in monochrome red silk in double running and hemstitch.

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.14-1949
Primary reference Number: 117558
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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