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Mandarin Square: T.71-1977

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Silk and metallic embroidery on satin - blues, greens, beige, white, red and gold. Peacock feather on pheasant's head. Satin stitch, stem stitch, couched stitch, hem stitch, and laid work. Peacock perched on rock against a background of sky, clouds and waves, set in a wave and mountain border, with lucky symbols, clouds and a red sun above.

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

Measurements and weight

Length: 29 cm
Width: 28.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1799 CE

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Accession number: T.71-1977
Primary reference Number: 190400
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Created: Thursday 29 November 2012 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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