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Cot cover: T.6-1940

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Current Location: In storage






Fine linen, with a 1.75" border of finer linen; lined and interlined. Worked with coloured silks in back, chain, French knots, satin and stem stitches. The border, formed by a repeating freely designed floral spray, added with the lining, probably at a later date. Four rows of motifs, flowering plants alternating with mixed sprays of flowers. Background quilted in a vermicular design.

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Miss Grace Clarke Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 36.75 in
Width: 24 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1940-05) by Clarke, Grace F., Miss


18th Century, Early#
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1724 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.6-1940
Primary reference Number: 197613
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Created: Thursday 16 January 2014 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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