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Fichu: T.6-1951

Object information

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Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)

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Description

Muslin, embroidered with cotton in satin stitch, eyelet holes and drawn thread fillings. At outer edge a 1/2 inch border pattern of scrolling stems, leaves and berries. In corner at the back a large triangular motif of flowers; also a secondary 2 inch border of similar design. Edgings of Bucks point lace.

Legal notes

Given by Lady St. John Hope

Measurements and weight

Length: 28.5 cm
Width: 72 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951-05-31) by St John Hope, Lady

Dating

George IV
19th Century, first half#
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1850 CE

Components of the work

Embroidery composed of cotton

Materials used in production

Muslin

Techniques used in production

Lace : Muslin, embroidered with cotton in satin stitch, eyelet holes and drawn thread fillings. Edgings of Bucks point lace.
Embroidering

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.6-1951
Primary reference Number: 110089
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 September 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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