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Purse: T.2-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Categories

Description

Natural coloured canvas embroidered in cross-stitch with polychrome silk threads and lined with cream coloured silk;

Yellow and cream silk tassels.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Helen Croucher

Measurements and weight

Height: 6 in
Width: 5.5 in

Relative size of this object

5.5 cm6 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1981-02-02) by Croucher, Helen, Miss

Dating

Mid 19th century
Circa 1825 CE - Circa 1874 CE

School or Style

English

Materials used in production

Silk
Canvas

Techniques used in production

Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.2-1981
Primary reference Number: 197530
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 5 December 2013 Updated: Monday 9 October 2017 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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