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Kerchief: T.39-1946

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Production: Unknown

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Description

Linen and striped silk kerchief embroidered with polychrome silk and silver metal thread.

Embroidered in double running, double darning, open hem and satin stitch. At each end there is a 8" border composed of three horizontal bands: the first is a pyramid and crossed maces design, the second is a zigzag stem with leaves and flowers and the third has rose sprays with smaller sprays in interspaces. The fringe is twisted and has red tassels at each end.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 83.1/2 in
Width: 16.1/2 in

Place(s) associated

  • Lesbos ⪼ North Aegean ⪼ Greece

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1946-09-25) by de Menasce, George

Dating

18th century
Circa 1701 CE - Circa 1801 CE

Materials used in production

embroidery Silk
embroidery Silver metal thread
ground Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Embroidered in double running, double darning, open hem and satin stitch. At each end there is a 8" border composed of three horizontal bands: the first is a pyramid and crossed maces design, the second is a zigzag stem with leaves and flowers and the third has rose sprays with smaller sprays in interspaces. The fringe is twisted and has red tassels at each end.
Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.39-1946
Primary reference Number: 110359
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Saturday 12 June 2021

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

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