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Baboon: T.1-2006

Object information

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Maker: Kaye, Margaret




Collage of scraps of fabric of various types and weights, predominantly of shades of blue/black, blue, turquoise, cream, beige, brown and grey with a little lilac, red and green. Randomly stitched onto a deep blue ground. The upper half of a baboon facing to the viewer's left Mounted in a gilt wood frame with brown coarsely woven fabric inner border.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Lillian Browse CBE (Mrs Sidney Lines)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2006-10-09) by Browse, Lillian, CBE


Third quarter of 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1970

Components of the work

Collage Height 57 cm Height 22½ in Width 49 cm Width 19¼ in
Framed Collage Height 82 cm Height 32¼ in Width 74 cm Width 29 1/8 in

Techniques used in production

Collage : Collage of scrpas of fabric of various types and weights, predominantly of shades of blue/black, blue, turquoise, cream, beige, brown and grey, with a little lilac, red, and green. Randomly stitached onto a deep blue ground

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.1-2006
Primary reference Number: 136920
Entry form: PDP 716
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 October 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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