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Border: T.17-1964

Object information

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Production: Unknown




Border in needle lace. Band of repeating floral motifs with a powdering of smaller motifs on a hexagonal buttonholed ground.

Legal notes

Given by the family of the late Samuel Chick

Measurements and weight

Length: 312 cm
Width: 8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Argentan ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

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


Louis XVI
Late 18th century
Circa 1780 CE - Circa 1799 CE

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Needlepoint (lace) : Needle lace on a hexagonal buttonholed ground.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.17-1964
Primary reference Number: 110243
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 September 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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