Sailors' craftwork, Decorative art

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Sailors' craftwork

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Collection Sailors' craftwork, Decorative art
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID AAA0104
Description A decorative bellrope in varnished cord. Covered with brown and white coach whipping ending in a star knot and with a crowned diamond knot at the top. The maker was the author of several books of knots and ropework.
Date made 1971

Artist/Maker Berkeman, Sune
Place made Sweden
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials cotton fibre; copper alloy; hemp fibre
Measurements 70 x 280 x 70 mm
  • Bellrope (AAA0104)
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