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Kerchief: T.83-1946

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Cotton, striped horizontally, embroidered with polychrome silk, gilt and silver thread, in double darning, double running, fishbone and satin stitches. At each end a 0.25" deep band of fishbone stitch in gilt thread. Above it three horizontal repeats of a shallow bowl with a foot, and in it three pears arranged in a pyramid and a bunch of five small berries in the interspace. Twisted fringe.

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Given by George de Menasce

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Length: 48.75 in
Width: 23.5 in

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Method of acquisition: Given (1946-09-25) by de Menasce, George


19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1899 CE

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Accession number: T.83-1946
Primary reference Number: 199863
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Created: Thursday 16 October 2014 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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