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Kerchief: T.86-1946

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Cotton, embroidered with polychrome silk, gilt and silver thread, in buttonhole, double darning and satin stitches. At each end a 0.5" deep band of a waved stem with leaves, flower and fruit. Above it a band formed by four horizontal repeats of a 3" deep spray comprising two pomegranates, leaves, and buds.

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Given by George de Menasce

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Length: 31.25 in
Width: 21.25 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.86-1946
Primary reference Number: 199866
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Created: Thursday 16 October 2014 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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