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Sample: T.36-1977

Object information




Silk satin. Damask weave of red warp and blue weft.
``Design includes four-clawed dragon pursuing the flaming pearl, phoenix, peony, clouds, and a mythical bird (fenghuang).

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Soame Jenyns, in accordance with the wishes of her late husband, Soame Jenyns

Measurements and weight

Length: 57 cm
Width: 23 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1977-03-08) by Jenyns, Soame, Mrs.


17th-18th Century
Circa 1600 CE - Circa 1799 CE

School or Style


Materials used in production

Silk satin

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.36-1977
Primary reference Number: 190341
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 15 November 2012 Updated: Friday 6 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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