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Towel: T.5-1948

Object information

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Cotton/linen? with silk selvedge and silk stripes next to selvedge, embroidered with polychrome silk thread in satin and double darning stitches. A large spray of stylised flowers in each corner.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 71 in
Width: 19.75 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948-05-21) by de Menasce, George


18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1799 CE

School or Style


Materials used in production

or linen Cotton

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.5-1948
Primary reference Number: 200912
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 19 February 2015 Updated: Monday 18 July 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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