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The Magi framed by animals: T.5-1945

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Current Location: In storage


The Magi framed by animals


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Tapestry depicting the Magi and the Adoration framed by animals. In the corners between this frame and the outer border four heads of Angels are placed diagonally. The figures appear on a neutral background, the space between them filled with stylized plants and geometric patterns. The frame consists of two bands ending in spiral sat the top and the bottom on which fabulous beasts are depicted.

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Given by mrs Beasley

Measurements and weight

Length: 6' 1/4" ft
Width: 4'4" ft

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-01-14) by Beasley, Mrs


17th Century#
After 1601 CE - Before 1701 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.5-1945
Primary reference Number: 77901
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 May 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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