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Apron: T.12-1984

Object information

Awaiting location update


Unknown (Possibly)




Tambour work on ground of Leavers machine net. Small scrolled borders, floral sprays along the bottom, the remainder of the ground speckled with small six-petalled flower heads. Hem at top containing a silk ribbon.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Diana Hunter

Measurements and weight

Length: 82.5 cm
Width: 91 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Coggeshall ⪼ England
  • Limerick ⪼ Ireland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-04-30) by Hunter, Diana, Miss


19th Century, second half#
Circa 1850 CE - Circa 1899 CE

Materials used in production

probably Cotton
ribbon Silk (textile)

Techniques used in production

Machine made net : Machine made net decorated with tambour work.
Tambour work

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.12-1984
Primary reference Number: 110164
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 6 December 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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