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Cover: T.48-1949

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Linen, two joined widths, embroidered with polychrome silks and gilt metal thread in compound double running and satin stitch. Floral sprays symmetrically arranged around a central medallion of similar motifs enclosed within a continuous meandering stem.

Legal notes

Given by Sir Augustus and Lady Daniel

Measurements and weight

Length: 43.25 in
Width: 42 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th century
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1799 CE

School or Style


Materials used in production

Linen Gilt thread Satin

Techniques used in production

Stitching Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.48-1949
Primary reference Number: 199668
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 31 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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