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Wedding veil: T.137-1946

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 14 (Shiba)


Maker: Unknown




Coarse linen, embroidered silk in black and red. Cross stitches, an openwork seam stitch formed by buttonhole stitches. Two widths of material seamed down the middle of the veil, decorated at either side of seam by a band of "carnations". At each end is a band of four patterns and at each side a border of seven bands.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 86 in
Width: 34.25 in

Place(s) associated

  • Ramallah ⪼ Palestine

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th century
Circa 1800 - 1899

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.137-1946
Primary reference Number: 197290
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Created: Thursday 26 September 2013 Updated: Monday 17 April 2023 Last processed: Monday 17 April 2023

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

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