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Scroll cover: T.5-1976

Object information


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Woven gold-coloured silk and metallic gold threads. Dragon and floral motifs.


History note: One of 4 purchased by donor's mother in Peking, 1909. 1 in V&A (1950) one in Gulbenkian Museum of Oriental Art, Durham, 4th to Fitzwilliam for sale

Legal notes

Given by Kit Nichols

Measurements and weight

Length: 45 in
Width: 45 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1976-07-20) by Nichols, Kit


Second half of 19th Century
Circa 1850 CE - Circa 1899 CE

School or Style


Materials used in production

with metallic gold threads Silk

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.5-1976
Primary reference Number: 187792
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 19 July 2012 Updated: Friday 6 October 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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