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Cabinet: T.9-1945

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White satin, embroidered polychrome silk, metal thread and seed pearls. Buttonhole, couching, laid work, long and short, needlepoint, trellis stitching with darned silk pile.
Lid, raised work embroidery depicting Isaac on pyre, Abraham with sword about to kill him. Edges of lid and side panels of polychrome embroidery predominantly pastoral scenes with a further depiction of Abraham and his servants on the front edge of lid.

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Given by Mrs. W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Depth: 11.75 in
Height: 6.25 in
Width: 10.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-04-19) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


17th Century, Mid#
Circa 1625 CE - Circa 167425 CE

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Components of the work

Lid Depth 1.25 in

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.9-1945
Primary reference Number: 77904
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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