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Robe: T.2-1908

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Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Brocade, cream and pink stripes, with a spray of carnation and smaller flowers on the cream. Long pocket slits, on the underside are eyes with tapes running through them to draw the skirt into a Polonaise. Probably Spitalfields silk of mid 18th century but construction of robe later.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs. Gurney

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1908-08-16) by Gurney, Mrs

Dating

Circa 1770 CE - Circa 1780 CE

School or Style

English

Materials used in production

Brocade

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.2-1908
Primary reference Number: 197697
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 March 2014 Updated: Friday 6 December 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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