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Case: T.137-1938

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Maker(s)

Rammage, Margaret (Maker)

Description

Cotton, fine unbleached, worked with coloured silks in cross, eyelet hole and satin stitches, bound rose coloured ribbon. Outside: at the semicircular top Temptation of Adam and Eve, inscription (Genesis ch. 3, v. 8 & 9), name and date in oblong panel. At bottom, a large flowering plant with bird, dog and star-shaped devices. Inside: four pockets with symmetrical arrangement of devices - fruit basket, flowering plant, bird, plant, fruit basket, house, bird, flower vase.

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Longman Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 29.25 cm
Length: 11.5 in
Width: 9 cm
Width: 3.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938)

Dating

Late 18th century
Production date: AD 1798-10-03

School or Style

English

Materials used in production

Cotton Silk

Techniques used in production

Stitching

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.137-1938
Primary reference Number: 197639
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Created: Thursday 23 January 2014 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 20 July 2021

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

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