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Botche: T.46-1942

Object information

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Brown wool warp. Similar weft. Plain weave centre. Wool pile corners to fold inwards to form a bag. Symmetric knot.
Sides oversewn brown wool. Two ends of flat weave, turned and sewn with applied red plaited "braid".
The plain weave centre decorated with a serrated lozenge motif in black wool stitching. Corners, ivory ground with red and blue hooked motifs; main borders of polychrome repeat lozenge motifs, outer border of repeat "arrow" motifs.

Legal notes

Given by Major R.G. and Colonel T.G. Gayer-Anderson

Measurements and weight

Length: 37 in
Width: 37 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-09-30) by Gayer-Anderson, R.G. Major and Gayer-Anderson, T.G. Colonel


19th Century, Late#
1875 - 1899


Yomut tribe

School or Style


Components of the work

Pile composed of wool
Warp composed of wool
Weft composed of wool

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.46-1942
Primary reference Number: 186243
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 1 March 2012 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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