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Kerchief: T.52-1946

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Description

Kerchief in linen, striped with silk and embroidered in silk and gilt metal thread in double darning, double running and satin stitch. Motif includes sprawling leaves, cypress trees, and parallelograms.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 35.3/4 in
Width: 18.1/4 in

Place(s) associated

  • Argyrocastro ⪼ Epirus ⪼ Greece

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th-early 19th century
Circa 1701 CE - Circa 1820 CE

Materials used in production

embroidery Silk
embroidery Gilt metal thread
ground Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Kerchief in linen, striped with silk and embroidered in silk and gilt metal thread in double darning, double running and satin stitch. Motif includes sprawling leaves, cypress trees, and parallelograms.
Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.52-1946
Primary reference Number: 110388
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 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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