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Fragment: T.59-1974

Object information

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Production: Unknown




Fragment of chemical lace threaded with narrow light green velvet ribbon

Legal notes

Given by H.S Ede

Measurements and weight

Length: 20.5 cm
Width: 8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1974-12-05) by Ede, Harold Stanley ('Jim')


Late 19th Century
Circa 1880 - Circa 1899

Materials used in production

chemical lace is a derivative of machine embroidery whereby the background material, which is usually silk, is dissolved or corroded away by chlorine or caustic soda, leaving only the cotton embroidery itself. Cotton
ribbon Velvet

Techniques used in production

Chemical lace : Chemical lace threaded with narrow light green velvet ribbon

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.59-1974
Primary reference Number: 110127
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 6 October 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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