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Book cover: T.4-1952

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Current Location: In storage




Satin, cream, embroidered with polychrome silk in satin, long and short stitches. On left, Charity with two children standing on hillocky ground, with two trees and a house in background. On right, Hope with anchor, Faith with cross and book, also standing on hillocky ground, with two trees and a mansion in background. In centre, back of book, four sprays of rather stylised flowers.


History note: Unknown before the testator, Lady St John Hope

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Lady St John Hope Bequest

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Length: 8.5 in
Width: 11.5 in

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1952) by Hope, Lady


Circa 1625 CE - Circa 1650 CE

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Accession number: T.4-1952
Primary reference Number: 200143
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Created: Tuesday 3 February 2015 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 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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