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Book cover: T.4-1952

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Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Satin, cream, embroidered with polychrome silk in satin, long and short stitches. On left, Charity with two children standing on hillocky ground, with two trees and a house in background. On right, Hope with anchor, Faith with cross and book, also standing on hillocky ground, with two trees and a mansion in background. In centre, back of book, four sprays of rather stylised flowers.

Notes

History note: Unknown before the testator, Lady St John Hope

Legal notes

Lady St John Hope Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 8.5 in
Width: 11.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1952) by Hope, Lady

Dating

Circa 1625 CE - Circa 1650 1650 CE

School or Style

English

Materials used in production

Satin

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.4-1952
Primary reference Number: 200143
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 February 2015 Updated: Monday 20 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Book cover" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/200143 Accessed: 2021-12-01 06:07:09

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