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Small cape or pelerin: T.3-1986

Object information

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Production: Unknown




Small cape or pelerin of muslin applied onto three-twist machine made net with needlework filling stiches. Cordonnet thread oversewn to outline a design of floral sprigs.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Elisabeth Vellacott

Measurements and weight

Length: 109.8 cm
Width: 59.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Carrickmacross ⪼ Ireland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1986-07-28) by Vellacott, Elisabeth


19th Century, Late-20th Century, Early#
Circa 1880 CE - Circa 1910 CE

Materials used in production

possibly Cotton

Techniques used in production

Machine made net : Muslin applied onto three-twist machine made net with needlework filling stiches

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.3-1986
Primary reference Number: 110170
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 12 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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