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Stool: M.13-1950

Object information

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Maker: Unknown




Walnut, the seat covered in linen canvas embroidered with a landscape within a floral border embroidered in polychrome wools and cream silk in tent stitch


History note: Unknown before Miss Grace Clarke; bequeathed to the Fitzwilliam Museum with a life interest to Mrs Charles Beveridge

Legal notes

Miss Grace Clarke Bequest, 1940

Measurements and weight

Depth: 43.8 cm
Height: 44.5 cm
Width: 55.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950-08) by Clarke, Grace F., Miss


18th Century
George I
George II
Circa 1720 CE - Circa 1740 CE

Components of the work

Embroidery composed of silk thread wool
Frame composed of walnut
Cover composed of canvas

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.13-1950
Primary reference Number: 95994
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 15 August 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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