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Satin, white, foreground worked with coloured silks in long and short stitch. Design outlined in black. Rising from hillocks with flowers, three trees with long wavy stems bearing leaves of many shapes and exotic flowers. A peacock in flight on left; a peacock perched on flowers in centre; a butterfly and squirrel on right. In foreground, a small pool of water, a fox, snail and rabbits on left; a hound sitting in centre; a leopard (unworked) on right.


History note: Unknown before Mrs H.A. Longman

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Longman Bequest

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Height: 16.5 in
Width: 17.75 in

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Longman, H. A., Mrs


Early 18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1724 1724 CE

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Accession number: T.135-1938
Primary reference Number: 200142
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Created: Tuesday 3 February 2015 Updated: Thursday 14 September 2017 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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