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Roundel: T.74-1977

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Silk and metal embroidery on satin; blue ground with polychrome embroidery - satin stitch, stem stitch, encroaching satin, seed stitch (Peking knot), with laid and couched work.
Five-clawed dragon on a background of waves and clouds, with six precious objects around perimeter.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 28 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid-late 18th Century
Circa 1750 CE - Circa 1775 1775 CE

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Materials used in production

Silk Satin

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.74-1977
Primary reference Number: 190426
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Created: Thursday 6 December 2012 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

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

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