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Picture: T.1-2015

Object information


Unknown (Maker)


Circular beadwork picture with a parrot, perched upon a tree pecking at fruit, surrounded by other motifs, worked in glass beads, in a wooden frame.


History note: Howard Phillips, London, from whom purchased in October 1983, on loan to the museum since 2006

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 34.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2015-04-27) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


Mid 17th century
Production date: circa AD 1657

School or Style


Components of the work

Frame composed of wood

Materials used in production

Glass beads

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.1-2015
Primary reference Number: 201332
Batchelor number: 35
Former loan number: AAL.157-2006
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 14 May 2015 Updated: Tuesday 21 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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