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Curtain: T.4-1951

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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


17th Century#
Circa 1600 CE - Circa 1699 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.4-1951
Primary reference Number: 199720
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Created: Thursday 14 August 2014 Updated: Monday 30 November 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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