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Kerchief: T.64-1946

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Cotton or linen, embroidered with polychrome silk and silver plate in double darning, double running and satin stitches. At each end a 7" deep border of embroidery composed of three horizontal bands; two of which have small floral sprays linked by meandering strapwork of silver plate; the third has strapwork linked by small blue flowers dividing the ground into shaped compartments containing sprays of flowers. An edging of bobbin lace. Only the borders of the kerchief remain and are joined together by a strip of similar material.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 26.5 in
Width: 17 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.64-1946
Primary reference Number: 199758
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Created: Thursday 21 August 2014 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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