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Saddle-rug: T.48-1942

Object information

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Wool warp. Wool weft. Wool pile. Symmetric knot.
All edges oversewn with red/brown wool. Central and border saddle slits filled in.
Ivory ground, rows of repeat, stylised bird (?) pattern; main border repeat horn pattern; two inner and one outer guard stripe.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Length: 38.75 in
Width: 39.75 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-20th Century, Early#
1875 - 1925


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.48-1942
Primary reference Number: 186245
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 1 March 2012 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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