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Kerchief: T.84-1946

Object information

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Description

Cotton, woven in horizontal lines, embroidered with polychrome silk and silver gilt thread, in double darning, double running, fishbone and satin stitches. At each end a 0.75" deep band of a waved stem with a pear and leaf. Above it four horizontal repeats of a shallow bowl with a foot, and in it a melon with a knife cutting it to disclose the seeds. Fringe ravelled.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 59 in
Width: 18 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Turkish

Materials used in production

Cotton

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.84-1946
Primary reference Number: 199864
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 16 October 2014 Updated: Wednesday 2 December 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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