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Chair: M/F.5-1946

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Walnut, the back and seat upholstered in canvas embroidered with polychrome wools and silk details in tent stitch. Both the seat and back have a design of landscape and buildings, with a wide floral frame.

Notes

History note: Unknown before the testator, Miss Grace, Clarke

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Miss Grace Clarke, 1940

Measurements and weight

43.3
Height: 101 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Clarke, Grace F., Miss

Dating

Second quarter of 18th century
George II
Circa 1730 CE - Circa 1740 CE

Note

The date of this chair is uncertain.

Components of the work

Embroidery composed of wood silk
Frame composed of walnut
Seat Width 54.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Upholstering
Embroidery

Identification numbers

Accession number: M/F.5-1946
Primary reference Number: 98174
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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