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Pair of sleeve bands: T.23A & B-1977

Object information

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Blue silk damask ground with polychrome silk embroidery of Peking knots, gold metallic thread couched for outline and some detail. Prunus and bamboo, with a parrot and inscription.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs. Soame Jenyns, in accordance with the wishes of her late husband, Soame Jenyns

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1977-03-08) by Jenyns, Soame, Mrs.


19th Century, first half#
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1849 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Whole B Length 54.5 cm Width 14 cm
Whole A Length 55.75 cm Width 15.5 cm

Materials used in production

Silk damask

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.23A & B-1977
Primary reference Number: 190299
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 1 November 2012 Updated: Friday 6 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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