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Pair of cups

Pair of cups

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 - ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    horsehair woven around straw splints, threaded with glass beads.

  • Museum number:

    T.40-1918

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Two small ornamental cups, made from fine splints of straw woven around with dyed horsehair in red, blue and yellow, and accented with loops of strung glass seed beads.

Place of Origin

England (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1800 - ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

horsehair woven around straw splints, threaded with glass beads.

Descriptive line

Pair of dyed horsehair and straw cups with glass beading, early 19th century

Materials

Horsehair; Straw; Glass-beads

Techniques

Weaving

Subjects depicted

Cups

Categories

Textiles; Vases

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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