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Bedspread borders: T.46 & A-1949

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Linen, embroidered with silk and gilt thread in double darning, double running, hemstitch (for edges), and satin stitches. Each border consists of three widths, with one unit of the pattern in each - a very magnified and elaborate rose spray with the characteristic hook at the base of the main stem. A narrow border in gold thread.

Legal notes

Given by Sir Augustus and Lady Daniel

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1949-06-25) by Daniel, Augustus, Sir and Lady


Early 18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1749 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

T.46 Length 59.25 in Width 16.75 in
T.46A Length 60.25 in Width 16.5 in

Materials used in production

Linen Silk Gilt thread Satin

Techniques used in production

Stitching Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.46 & A-1949
Primary reference Number: 199231
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 10 July 2014 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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