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Stomacher: T.1-1908

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Linen, embroidered with metal thread and coloured silks in satin stitch and couched and laid work. V-shaped with three tabs at each side of lower half. A large central symmetrical spray of rose, carnation and tulip on a background entirely covered by silver thread couched in a lattice design. Bound with greenish yellow and golden yellow ribbon.


History note: Unknown before Mrs Gurney

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Given by Mrs Gurney

Measurements and weight

Length: 12.25 in
Width: 7.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1908-08-16) by Gurney, Mrs


Early 18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1720 CE

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Embroidery composed of silver thread silk

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Accession number: T.1-1908
Primary reference Number: 198819
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Created: Thursday 1 May 2014 Updated: Wednesday 20 September 2017 Last processed: Friday 11 November 2022

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

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