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Part of a stomacher: M.22-1984

Object information


Unknown (Maker)


Gold openwork, set with rubies and pearls. In two parts: a brooch with a pin fastening across the back; and a cross, suspended from the brooch by means of a hook.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs


Circa 1690 - 1710

Components of the work

Decoration composed of pearls rubies Brooch Height 3.7 cm Width 9.0 cm
Cross Height 7.6 cm Width 5.8 cm

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.22-1984
Primary reference Number: 179246
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 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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