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Waistcoat: T.1-1976

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Silk with polychrome floss silk embroidery. Covered embroidered buttons. Later alterations to collar and sleeves.


History note: From the Finch-Knightly family

Legal notes

Given by the Hon. A. H. and Mrs. Finch-Knightly

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1976-06-03) by Finch-Knightly, A. H., the Hon. and Mrs.


18th Century, Late
Circa 1780 CE - Circa 1789 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.1-1976
Primary reference Number: 198884
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Created: Thursday 15 May 2014 Updated: Friday 6 October 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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