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Chasuble: MAR.T.40-1912

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Cream damask, embroidered in polychromes silks with laid work in a variety of gilt threads, gilt paper and sequins; design of arabesques an flowers; gilt braid edgings; crimson silk lining

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Mid 18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1750

Components of the work

Lining composed of silk ( crimson)

Materials used in production

cream Damask
polychrome Silk
Gilt thread
Gilt paper

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.T.40-1912
Primary reference Number: 221695
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 21 September 2017 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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