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Underbodice: T.27-1981

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Current Location: In storage






Cream linen, slightly padded and lined with cream linen, the neck edge bound with silk ribbon. The back and fronts are quilted in cream silk thread (possibly yellow originally) with stylised flowers and panels of trellis diaper linked by arabesques. The garment is fastened at the front by three pairs of cream corded silk ribbon.


History note: Handed down in the donor's family

Legal notes

Given by J.N. Peyton

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Early#
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1749 CE

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Back Length 21.5 in

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.27-1981
Primary reference Number: 198872
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Created: Thursday 8 May 2014 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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