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Stomacher: T.6-1922

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Current Location: In storage






Linen, bound ribbon and lined linen, worked with coloured silks and metal thread in back, couching, French knots and satin stitch. A large symmetrical spray of stylised flowers (rose, etc.) and leaves. Background quilted in a vermicule design.


History note: Unknown before Spencer George Perceval

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest, 1922

Measurements and weight

Length: 12.75 in
Width: 9.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George


18th century
George II
Circa 1730 CE - Circa 1740 CE

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Embroidery composed of silk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.6-1922
Primary reference Number: 198820
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Created: Thursday 1 May 2014 Updated: Wednesday 13 September 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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