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Towel: T.4-1943

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Linen, huckaback, with damask borders, pattern formed by naturalistic passion flowers and leaves. Marked at lower left hand corner, cypher formed by B, reversed and entwined, surrounded by the Garter and surmounted by an earl's coronet.

Legal notes

Given by the Most Hon. the Marchioness of Bristol

Measurements and weight

Length: 40.25 in
Width: 28 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century
1800 - 1899

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Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.4-1943
Primary reference Number: 199229
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Created: Thursday 10 July 2014 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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