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Towel: T.135-1946

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Cotton, terry weave, with 9.5" and 2.5" stripes at each end in twill weave, embroidered with polychrome silk, gilt and silver thread and silver plate, in double darning, double running, fishbone, and satin stitches and figure of eight knots for silver plate. Each end embroidered with three flower sprays, above a border of double darning in gilt thread with a zigzag pattern in silver plate.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 57.5 in
Width: 32.25 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
1800 - 1899

School or Style

Turkish

Materials used in production

polychrome Silk Silver thread Cotton Gilt thread

Techniques used in production

Darning Stitching Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.135-1946
Primary reference Number: 200149
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 5 February 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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