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Court feathers and veil: M.469-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Three white ostrich feathers with slide to enable them to be fixed to the head, to which is attached a machine-made white net veil.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs G. Nathan

Measurements and weight

Length: 14.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1985-10-21) by Nathan, G. Mrs


George V
Production date: AD 1928


The feathers are probably South African

Components of the work

Veil composed of net ( machine-made)
Upper Part composed of feathers ( ostrich)

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.469-1985
Primary reference Number: 118089
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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