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Cot cover: T.7-1940

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Linen, lined with coarser stuff, worked with yellow and a little white silk, in back, buttonhole, chain, double back, French knots, stem stitches. The ground is covered by a design formed by stylised rose sprigs, the stems of which form an ogival lattice. Within each compartment is a stylised leaf, the background being quilted in a vermicular design.

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Miss Grace Clarke Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 37.25 in
Width: 21.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1724 CE

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Accession number: T.7-1940
Primary reference Number: 197635
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Created: Thursday 23 January 2014 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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