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photograph of current display in the Grand Vestibule
Grand Vestibule: The British Monarchy and the World

The Grand Vestibule at Windsor Castle reflects interaction between the monarchy and the wider world


Hummingbird batik


RCIN 94408

A cotton batik painting of three hummingbirds sucking nectar from hibiscus flowers with palm leaves and foliage with an outline of the islands and flag of St. Kitts and Nevis.

This painted batik celebrates the islands’ flora and fauna, including hummingbirds sucking nectar from hibiscus flowers. The cloth was dyed using an ancient wax-resist technique which creates contrasting coloured and uncoloured sections.

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