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Fid

AAA0127
Decorative art

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Collection Decorative art, Sailors' craftwork
User collections maxinthebox maritime by maxinthebox
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID AAA0127
Description A wooden fid with a 5-lead, 4-bight Turk's head knot at the end. Below the head in ink is inscribed: 'S.H. Sørensen Varde 1882'. Other examples of Sørensen's work can be seen at the Maritime Museum at Helsingør, Denmark. He was born in Varde, Denmark in 1882 and in 1892 sailed on board the barque 'Peruvian' of Fanø.
Date made after 1896

Artist/Maker Sorensen, S. H.
Place made Denmark
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. We regret that Museum enquiries have not been able to identify the copyright holder and would welcome any information that would help us update our records. Please contact the Picture Library.
Materials fibre; wood
Measurements 400 x 58 mm
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  • Fid (AAA0127)
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