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Brocade: T.5-1942

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Brocade, silk, green ground. The design is made up of sprays of naturalistic roses which spring alternately from wide parallel waved stems and is enriched by flowers with scalloped edges. This sample is made up of five separate pieces placed in a way that means the patterns are not registering. The whole piece is lined with pale pink and is made up with a curved edge as a ladies cloak.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Dendy Marshall

Measurements and weight

Length: 2'10.1/2 ft
Width: 5'6 ft

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-09-29) by Marshall, Dendy, Mrs


Mid 18th Century
1725 - 1775

Materials used in production

green brocade Silk

Techniques used in production

Weaving : Brocade, silk, green ground.

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.5-1942
Primary reference Number: 117567
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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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