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Kerchief: T.67-1946

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Cotton or linen, loosely woven and embroidered with polychrome silk, gilt and silver thread in double darning, double running, fishbone, and satin stitches. A 7" deep border at each end. At the edge a 0.25" deep band of fishbone stitch in alternate blocks of pink and silver, with above three repeats of a floral spray of a carnation flower, stem and leaves, with almost circular stems bearing hyacinths curving round them.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 62 in
Width: 21 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.67-1946
Primary reference Number: 199761
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Created: Thursday 21 August 2014 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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