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Bodice: T.1-1940

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Linen, lined and interlined linen, quilted with cord padding with cream silk in back stitch, eyelet holes in front (for cord lacing) bound silk ribbon. Ground covered by an interlacing design formed by four parallel lines of corded quilting, all the interspaces filled with formal unpadded quilted designs of lozenges, fan, leaf, scale, shell, etc.

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Given by Miss Barr and Miss Prentis

Measurements and weight

Bust: 80 cm
Length: 38 cm
Length: 55 cm
Length: 21.75 in
Waist: 65 cm
Width: 16 in

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Method of acquisition: Given (1940-05) by Barr, Miss Prentis, Miss


Early 18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1730 CE

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Accession number: T.1-1940
Primary reference Number: 197659
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Created: Thursday 13 February 2014 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Friday 11 November 2022

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

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