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Curtain: T.4-1951

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Linen embroidered with polychrome silks in chain and darning stitches. Pattern formed by 6.5 repeats of a vertical wavy stem on which are set alternately a curved narrow serrated leaf and a large carnation-like flower, both enriched with floral sprays. There is a subsidiary pattern formed by double and wavy stems which cross the other and on which are small leaves and circular rose flowers. All round runs a 2.5" deep border formed by a wavy stem with leaves and flowers.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs. F.H. Cook

Measurements and weight

Length: 102.75 in
Width: 66.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951) by Cook, F. H., Mrs

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - Circa 1699 CE

School or Style

Turkish

Materials used in production

Linen

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.4-1951
Primary reference Number: 199720
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 14 August 2014 Updated: Monday 30 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Curtain" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/199720 Accessed: 2022-08-14 20:09:50

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