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Sampler: T.18-1952

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Gauze, mounted on buff paper, paint applied very thickly imitating polychrome stitches. In NW corner a motif imitating points of the compass, in SW corner A Map of Matrimony within a heart. From E to W the Tropic of Capricorn, above and below it ocean, sea with islands, etc.

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Lady St. John Hope Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.75 in
Width: 8.5 in

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.18-1952
Primary reference Number: 200910
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 19 February 2015 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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