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Apron: T.8-1942

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Current Location: In storage






Silk taffeta, worked with gold and silver thread and coloured silks in couching, French knots and satin stitches. Three gold baskets with tall stems bearing roses, pomegranates, tulips etc., and leaves, between them a cornucopia with ears of corn and flowers. A border with flower sprays, or moss with tiny flowers, alternately.

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Given by A..S.F. Gow, Trinity College

Measurements and weight

Length: 19.25 in
Width: 40.25 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-08-02) by Gow, A. S. F.


18th Century, Early#
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1749 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.8-1942
Primary reference Number: 197658
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Created: Thursday 13 February 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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