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Cuff: T.29A-1964

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Unknown (Probably)




High quality Honiton lace cuff (one of a pair with T.29b-1964) 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 by the family of Samuel Chick

Place(s) associated

  • Honiton ⪼ Devon ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century, Mid#
Circa 1850 CE - Circa 1860 CE


Tucker was the major Honiton lace factory 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

Components of the work

Max Length 32 cm Width 16.5 cm

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.29A-1964
Primary reference Number: 110092
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 6 October 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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