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Skirt: T.128-1946

Object information

Awaiting location update


Maker: Unknown


  • Skirt
  • may have been two ends of a kerchief



Cotton, loosely woven, embroidered with polychrome silk and gilt thread, in double darning, double running, an insertion stitch, and satin stitches. At the lower edge of each piece a 1" deep border of a waved stem and leaves, and above it a 2.5" deep band of a pattern formed by four repeats of a spray of stylised flowers, fruit and leaves.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 43.75 in
Width: 24 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th century
1800 - 1899

School or Style


Materials used in production

polychrome Silk

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.128-1946
Primary reference Number: 200094
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 22 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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