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Kerchief: T.82-1946

An image of Kerchief

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

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

Dating

19th century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1899 CE

School or Style

Turkish

Materials used in production

Cotton

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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