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Napkin: T.2-1943

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Linen damask. Outer borders checked; inner borders alternate wave and cloud pattern. In the corners a vase of flowers from each side of which a long floral spray curves to centre of side. In the centre a large vase of flowers, the ground powdered with eight pointed stars. The flowers, pinks, roses, tulips, etc., represented naturalistically.

Legal notes

Given by The Most Hon. The Marchioness of Bristol

Measurements and weight

Length: 43 in
Width: 32.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943-01-15) by Marchioness of Bristol


Early 19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1811

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.2-1943
Primary reference Number: 199207
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Created: Thursday 26 June 2014 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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