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Apron: T.12-1984

Object information


Possibly Unknown


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


Second half of 19th Century
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: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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