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Purse: T.13-1943

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Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Embroidered yellow, green, gold and silver. Geometric pulled ground in silk with metal thread decoration.

Notes

History note: Found in Fitzwilliam library drawer

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.3 cm
Height: 8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

(1943)

Dating

Late 16th Century
Circa 1580 CE - Circa 1600 CE

School or Style

English

Materials used in production

silver Gilt thread Linen Silk

Techniques used in production

Embroidering

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.13-1943
Primary reference Number: 197486
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 28 November 2013 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 20 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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