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Stool: M.2-1952

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Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Walnut stool, the top covered with linen canvas embroidered in polychrome wools and cream silk in cross-stitch with a repeat pattern of arcaded shells and stylized flowers and foliage

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Lt. Col. E. Lumb

Measurements and weight

Height: height 17½ in; width 20 1/8 in; depth 17¼ in cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1952-04-24) by Lumb, Edward

Dating

Second quarter of 18th century
George II
Circa 1730 CE - Circa 1735 CE

Components of the work

Cover composed of linen ( canvas)
Embroidery composed of wool silk (fibre)
Frame composed of walnut

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.2-1952
Primary reference Number: 95995
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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