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Kerchief: T.71-1946

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Cotton or linen, loosely woven, horizontal strips of silk with three vertical ones at each side, embroidered with polychrome silk and gilt thread in double darning, fishbone, and satin stitches. At each end a 0.25" deep band of lozenges worked in gold thread, and above it three sprays of carnations, a hyacinth, berries and leaves. Fringe of ravelled threads, twisted and knotted.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 53.25 in
Width: 19 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.71-1946
Primary reference Number: 199765
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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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