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Kerchief: T.124-1946

Object information

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Cotton, with stripes in silk, embroidered with polychrome chenille and silk, and metal threads and spangles, in back, couching, running and satin stitches. At one end a 5.5" deep band of four and a half ogee shaped compartments formed by ears of corn, within each a floral spray, and with smaller sprays in the interspaces below.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 22 in
Width: 19.5 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

Metal thread

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.124-1946
Primary reference Number: 200082
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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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