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Cover: T.29-1954

Object information

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Production: Unknown




Cover embroidered with yellow and red silk threads in buttonhole, cross, double running and hemstitch. All around the edges a hem covered in buttonhole stitch is solidly worked in red silk thread. Within a border, horizontal repeats of crosses in red and yellow silk are edged by a band of hemstitch.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Sir Robert Hyde Greg KCMG

Measurements and weight

Length: 20.3/4 in
Width: 17.1/2 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1954-01-20) by Greg, Robert Hyde, Sir

Materials used in production

probably Linen
red, yellow Silk

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Cover embroidered with yellow and red silk threads in buttonhole, cross, double running and hemstitch.

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.29-1954
Primary reference Number: 117570
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 September 2017 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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