- Object type
leather, silk, silver, silver-gilt, gold, glass, wood, brass, feather
Group of falconry accessories consisting of pouch (29.151.1) and glove (29.151.2) in leather embroidered with a design of blackberries and mistletoe, lure (29.151.3) and two Dutch-style falconry hoods (29.151.4 and 29.151.5), said to have belonged to James VI and I who left it at Wroxton Abbey, Oxfordshire, the home of Sir William Pope after his visit on 23 August 1619, a pair of silver bells (18.104.22.168 and 22.214.171.124) and a large Dutch-style falconry hood impressed with a Tudor Rose (29.151.6).
Hood or falconry hood (29.151.6) in Dutch style with brown leather central panel embossed with Tudor rose motifs and blocked light green silk solid cut pile velvet either side, seams edged with looped silk and silver metal threads, edges trimmed with plaited metal braid. Crest of green-gold silk thread. Four leather ties knotted and tasselled.
Provenance (29.151.1-29.151.5): James VI and I; given to Sir William Pope, 1st Earl of Downe (1573–1631), 23 August 1619; by descent to Sir Thomas Pope, 4th Earl of Downe; from whom bequeathed to his sister Frances Pope in 1668; who married Sir Francis North, 1st Baron Guildford in 1671; by descent in the North family; Percival D Griffiths (1862–1937), Sandridgebury, St. Albans, Hertfordshire by 1926; from whom purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons, London, in 1932 for £1,050; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell on 1 June 1934 for £1,100.
Provenance: (29.151.6): John Hunt (1900–76); from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell on 20 December 1938 for £28.
- Credit Line/Donor
Gifted by Sir William and Lady Burrell to the City of Glasgow, 1944
Burrell Collection: British Embroideries
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- Related People
Frank Partridge & Sons dealer