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Towel: T.130-1946

Object information

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Cotton, loosely woven, embroidered with polychrome silk, gilt plate, and silver threads, in double darning, double running, satin and buttonhole stitches. At each end a 1.25" deep border of a waved and coiled stem with flowers, and above it a band of four elaborate flowers, leaves and fruit.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 73 in
Width: 26.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1899 CE

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Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.130-1946
Primary reference Number: 200144
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 5 February 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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