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Kerchief: T.122-1946

Object information

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Maker: Unknown




Cotton, fine and loosely woven, embroidered with polychrome silk, gilt and silver thread, in double darning, fishbone and satin stitches. At each end a 0.25" deep band solidly darned in gilt thread. Above it two 9.5" high plants bearing carnation, hyacinth and rose flowers and leaves, growing in shallow decorative pots, and between them two 4" high sprays of similar flowers placed one above the other.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 162.5 in
Width: 20 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th century
1800 - 1899

School or Style


Components of the work

Stitches composed of satin

Materials used in production

Silver thread
Gilt thread

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.122-1946
Primary reference Number: 200080
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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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