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Infant's shawl: T.16-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage






White cotton lawn. All sides have a running stitched hem of approximately 1". Three tucks of 12.5" length, starting approximately 8" from one edge and centrally placed, and a white silk ribbon at either end. The shawl would have been folded back and tied under the chin.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Diana Hunter

Measurements and weight

Length: 44.75 in
Width: 41.25 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-04-30) by Hunter, Diana, Miss


19th Century, second half#
Circa 1850 CE - Circa 1899 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Ribbon composed of silk

Materials used in production

Cotton lawn

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.16-1984
Primary reference Number: 198812
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 24 April 2014 Updated: Tuesday 10 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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