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Embroidery frame: M/F.3-1946

Object information

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Production: Unknown




Circular embroidery frame supported between two boxes with roll tops, their ends and the flat base decorated with marquetry.

Legal notes

Given by H.M. Queen Mary.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 18.4 cm
Height: 40 cm
Length: 56.2 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Queen Mary (wife of George V)


Late 18th century
Louis XVI
Circa 1770 - Circa 1800

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M/F.3-1946
Primary reference Number: 98258
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 5 October 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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