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Kerchief: T.91-1946

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Cotton, embroidered with polychrome silk, gilt plate, and gilt thread, in double darning, double running, satin, pulled fabric, and eyelet stitches. At each end a 0.75" deep horizontal band with eleven repeats of a mosque and cypress pattern, with a shallow bowl with flowers and leaves between them. Above a band formed by four repeats of a landscape pattern comprising a mosque, trees, flowers, and flights of birds.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 56.75 in
Width: 21.75 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.91-1946
Primary reference Number: 199874
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 30 October 2014 Updated: Wednesday 2 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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