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Woman's coif: T.25-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Cream linen embroidered in cream linen thread with a tendril design in chain and backstitch. There is a drawstring in the lower edge at the back and one tie-string on the left hand side of the front.


History note: Handed down in the donor's family

Legal notes

Given by J.N. Peyton

Measurements and weight

Height: 21.5 cm
Width: 19 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1981-11-30) by Peyton, J. N.


16th Century, Late-17th Century, Early#
Circa 1575 CE - Circa 1624 CE

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Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.25-1981
Primary reference Number: 197675
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 27 February 2014 Updated: Monday 9 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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