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The Temptation and the Sacrifice of Isaac: T.33-1945

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Current Location: Gallery 34 (Fan Gallery)

Titles

The Temptation and the Sacrifice of Isaac

Maker(s)

Maker: Calthorpe, Elizabeth
Maker: Du Bartas (After)

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Description

Pictorial embroidery, mid-17th century. Silk, embroidered with polychrome silks, silver and silver gilt metal threads, purl, plate and spangles, in buttonhole, darning, satin, stem and tent stitch with needle lace and couching.
The depiction of the Temptation of Adam and Eve and the Sacrifice of Isaac is based on the title page of Du Bartas, His Divine Weekes, and Workes

Legal notes

Given by Louis Colville Gray Clarke

Measurements and weight

Length: 39.2 cm
Width: 26 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-12) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

Mid 17th century
1625 - 1675

Note

The design was derived from the engraved title page of R. Elstrache, 'Du Bartas His Diuine Weekes, and Workes with A Compleate Collection of all the other most delightful Workes Translated and written by the famous Philomusus, Josiah Sylvester Gent, London (H. Lownes), 1621

Materials used in production

Silk
Silver metal thread
Lace

Techniques used in production

Stitching
Couching (embroidering)
Embroidering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.33-1945
Primary reference Number: 150633
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Friday 18 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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