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Armchair: M.8-1961

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Unknown




Walnut open armchair with plain shaped splat and needlework seat. The cover is of canvas embroidered with grey and various shades of green wool in cross stitch. A stylised leaf design. The cover is probably later than the chair

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Louis C. G. Clarke.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 52 cm
Height: 98.5 cm
Width: 69 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


18th Century, Early#
George I
Production date: circa AD 1715

Components of the work

Cover composed of wool canvas
Frame composed of walnut

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.8-1961
Primary reference Number: 98178
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 July 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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