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Kerchief: T.88-1946

Object information

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Description

Cotton, embroidered with polychrome silk and silver plate, in double darning, double running, satin and stem stitches. At each end six repeats of a 1" deep landscape pattern comprising a river, three boats, bridge, mosque and cypress trees. Above a band formed by four repeats of a 4.5" deep landscape motif comprising a house, cypress and palm trees, and a pool of water.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 54.5 in
Width: 20.75 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Turkish

Materials used in production

embroidery - thread? pieces of metal? Silver plate
ground Cotton
polychrome embroidery Silk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.88-1946
Primary reference Number: 199868
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 30 October 2014 Updated: Thursday 16 February 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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