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Shagreen

Scope note

Use for a variety of processed animal hides or skins, though generally of a ray fish. Distinguished either by the rough, granular texture on the grain side of the leather or a similar pattern; frequently dyed green.

This term has 37 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material

Getty AAT term number

3000192656

Broader Terms used

<leather by origin>

Narrower Terms used

galuchat

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Watch

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Maker: Unknown

Watch

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Maker: Vigne, James

Watch

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Maker: Unknown

Watch

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Watchmaker: Finch, Thomas
Case maker: Richards, William (watchmaker) (Possibly)

Watch

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Maker: Unknown

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Maker: Unknown

Watch

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Watchmaker: Unknown

Watch

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Maker: Unknown

Watch

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Maker: Unknown

Dagger

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown (Blade)

Watch

Maker(s)

Case maker: Cooper, William (Possibly)
Case maker: Ginn, William (Possibly)

Pair of knives and case

Maker(s)

Cutler: Unknown (Possibly)
Handle maker: Unknown (Possibly)
Case maker: Unknown (Possibly)

Smallsword

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown (Possibly)

A Court Fan

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Maker: Unknown (Possibly)

Watch

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Maker: Unknown

Watch

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Maker: Unknown

Watch

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Maker: Unknown

Watch

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Maker: Unknown

Watch

Maker(s)

Maker: Hubert, David
Case maker: Roumieu, Adam (Possibly)

Fan case

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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