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Fukusa: T.198-1977

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Tapestry, similar to Chinese kesi, great variety of colours, some metallic thread. Two diagonally facing scenes, one of a female figure carrying a sword and riding a unicorn (kirin), the other of a pheasant and peonies.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Length: 63.5 cm
Width: 63.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century, Mid#
Production date: circa AD 1854

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Accession number: T.198-1977
Primary reference Number: 197216
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Created: Thursday 30 May 2013 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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