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Sandeman, J. J., Miss




Linen twill, mounted on a board, embroidered with polychrome crewel (worsted) wools imitating the free style embroidery of the 17th and 18th centuries, often called "Jacobean work".
The panel is divided diagonally by 3 lines of coral stitch. The upper section of stylised exotic flowers and foliage with a perching bird is worked in shaded satin, gobelin, bullion and stem stitches. The lower section of stylised flowers and foliage is worked in stem, satin, encroaching satin, cross, long and short stitches with some tied and speckling stitches.

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Given by Miss Jane Sandeman

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009-03-02) by Sandeman, J. J., Miss


20th Century, Mid
1935 - 1975

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Mount composed of board

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Techniques used in production

Embroidering : Embroidery

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Accession number: T.5-2009
Primary reference Number: 197457
Entry form: 0776
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Created: Wednesday 13 November 2013 Updated: Friday 14 December 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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