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Purse: T.4-1942

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Silk, twisted "purse-silk", bell-shaped and fluted, crocheted in black and cherry stripes in a chevron design with yellow lozenges. Tassels, one each side and one at the bottom.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs. K. Pond

Measurements and weight

Circumference: 14.5 in
Height: 6.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-07-03) by Pond, K. Mrs.


19th Century, Early#
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1849 CE

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Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.4-1942
Primary reference Number: 197490
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 28 November 2013 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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