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Towel: T.60-1946

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Cotton, embroidered with polychrome silk and gilt thread, in double darning, double running, fishbone, and flat stitches and a pulled fabric stitch, and buttonhole stitch on rolled hem. Five sprays of flowers and leaves form a continuous border with a 0.5" band completely covered by gold thread on either side.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 51.5 in
Width: 37.75 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.60-1946
Primary reference Number: 200095
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Created: Thursday 22 January 2015 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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