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Kerchief: T.123-1946

Object information

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Maker: Unknown




Cotton, with broken stripes, embroidered with polychrome silk and silver thread, in double darning, double running, fishbone and satin stitches. At each end threads have been drawn from a 2" deep band, presumably to form a fringe. Above it a narrow line of fishbone stitch in silver thread with above it three vases with flowering plants.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 66.5 in
Width: 20.25 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

polychrome Silk
Silver thread

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.123-1946
Primary reference Number: 200081
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 15 January 2015 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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