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Kerchief: T.101-1946

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Cotton, crepe weave, with horizontal stripes and vertical stripes at selvidges in silk, embroidered with polychrome silk, gilt and silver thread, in double darning, double running, hemstitch, needle weaving and satin stitches. At each end a 0.25" deep band in metal thread needle weaving, and above it two 8" deep asymmetric sprays of carnations springing from a hooked hem. Remnants of green silk fringe.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 53 in
Width: 20 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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Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.101-1946
Primary reference Number: 199929
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Created: Thursday 20 November 2014 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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