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Horse cover: T.47-1942

Object information

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Wool warp. Red wool weft. Wool pile. Symmetric knot.
Ends flat weave; flat weave on shaped curves. Sides, some over stitching with red wool.
Blue and red, plain and decorated, alternating stripes with border along top and bottom and some of side edges.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Length: 52 in
Width: 48 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, second half#
Circa 1850 CE - Circa 1899 CE


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.47-1942
Primary reference Number: 186244
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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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