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Apron: T.5-1939

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Current Location: In storage






Silk taffeta, worked with polychrome silks in couching, French knots, satin, stem and various filling stitches. Sides and lower edge, large scallops each with edging of smaller scallops and a border of formal leaves. Five large sprays of stylised carnations, roses, etc. and leaves.

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Given by Lady Hope

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Method of acquisition: Given (1939) by Hope, Lady


18th Century, Early#
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1749 CE

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Accession number: T.5-1939
Primary reference Number: 197657
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Created: Thursday 13 February 2014 Updated: Friday 6 December 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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