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Kerchief: T.119-1946

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Cotton, crepe weave with stripes in coarser thread, embroidered with polychrome silk, gilt and silver threads, in double darning, fishbone, satin and pulled fabric stitches. Three starshaped motifs with 25 points above a 0.75" band darned in gilt thread. Fringes ravelled and twisted.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 45.25 in
Width: 24.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th century
Circa 1800 - 1899

School or Style


Materials used in production

Silver thread Cotton Fishbone Silk Gilt thread Satin

Techniques used in production

Darning Stitching Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.119-1946
Primary reference Number: 200075
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 15 January 2015 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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