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Skirt border: T.38-1949

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Linen and cotton skirt border embroidered with monochrome red silk in Cretan feather, satin and whipped stem stitch.

Legal notes

Given by Sir Augustus and Lady Daniel

Measurements and weight

Length: 240.5 cm
Width: 30-40 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Crete ⪼ Greece

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1949-06-25) by Augustus, Daniel, Sir & Lady

Dating

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

Materials used in production

embroidery Silk ground Cotton ground Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Linen and cotton skirt border embroidered with monochrome red silk in Cretan feather, satin and whipped stem stitch.
Embroidering Weaving

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.38-1949
Primary reference Number: 110429
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Skirt border" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/110429 Accessed: 2022-05-25 17:28:27

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