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Embroidered picture: T.2-1985

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Current Location: In storage


Butts, Thomas, Mrs (Maker)


Needlework picture of dead game. Linen ground originally dyed purple, with the applied linen picture of the game, worked in polychrome wools, with yellow silk highlights.

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Given by the Executors of Sir Geoffrey Keynes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1985-04-29) by Keynes, Geoffrey


Late 18th century
1775 - 1779

Materials used in production

polychrome Wool purple Dye yellow Silk Linen

Techniques used in production

Dyeing Needleworking Applied decoration

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Accession number: T.2-1985
Primary reference Number: 209308
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Created: Tuesday 19 July 2016 Updated: Friday 26 July 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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