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Wedding veil: T.137-1946

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Coarse linen, embroidered silk in black and red. Cross stitches, an openwork seam stitch formed by buttonhole stitches. Two widths of material seamed down the middle of the veil, decorated at either side of seam by a band of "carnations". At each end is a band of four patterns and at each side a border of seven bands.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 86 in
Width: 34.25 in

Place(s) associated

  • Ramallah ⪼ Palestine

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1946-09-25) by de Menasce, George

Dating

19th Century
Circa 1800 - 1899

School or Style

Palestinian

Materials used in production

Linen
Silk

Techniques used in production

Stitching
Embroidering

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.137-1946
Primary reference Number: 197290
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 26 September 2013 Updated: Wednesday 20 December 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 20 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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