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Motif: T.28-1964

Object information

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Production: Unknown (Probably)




High quality bobbin lace motif from the stock of John Tucker (1807-1877) Motif very similar to those shown by the Tucker workshop at the 1862 exhibition.

Legal notes

Given in memory of Samuel Chick by his family

Measurements and weight

Length: 19 cm
Width: 19 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Branscombe ⪼ Devon ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1964) by Chick, Samuel, family of


Mid 19th century
Circa 1850 CE - Circa 1860 CE


Tucker was the major lace distributor in the mid 19th century and John's daughter, Mary Tucker, designed pieces shown at the 1862 Exhibition which were subsequently purchased by the Royal Family. (now owned by the Duke of Kent)

School or Style

Honiton Lace

Materials used in production

probably Cotton

Techniques used in production

Bobbin lace : Cotton, bobbin part lace

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.28-1964
Primary reference Number: 110091
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 September 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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