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Towel: T.11-1949

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Linen towel embroidered in monochrome red silks in buttonhole, cross-stitch (a variety of Montenegrin) and double running stitch.

Across each end a wide band of a geometrical repeating pattern is embroidered. There are also borders of bobbin lace.

Legal notes

Given by Sir Augustus and Lady Daniel

Measurements and weight

Length: 96 in
Width: 23.3/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Materials used in production

embroidery Silk
ground Linen

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Linen towel embroidered in monochrome red silks in buttonhole, cross-stitch (a variety of Montenegrin) and double running stitch. Across each end a wide band of a geometrical repeating pattern is embroidered. There are also borders of bobbin lace.
Embroidered

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.11-1949
Primary reference Number: 110968
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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