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Kerchief: T.82-1946

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Cotton, with horizontal stripes produced by supplementary wefts, embroidered with polychrome silk and gilt thread, in double darning, double running and fishbone stitches. At each end a 0.5" deep band of four red and five gilt alternate toothed blocks. Above it three repeats of a shallow bowl with a foot, and in it a pyramid of figs. Fringes ravelled and twisted.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 48 in
Width: 21.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1899 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.82-1946
Primary reference Number: 199862
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 16 October 2014 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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