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Kerchief: T.6-1949

Object information

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Silk, crepe weave with stripes of much coarser cotton, embroidered with silver and gilt thread in hem and satin stitches. At each end a 2.25" deep border formed by three bands of geometrical satin stitch. The embroidery has been worked on fine material and added to the ends of the kerchief.

Legal notes

Given by George de Menasce

Measurements and weight

Length: 35 in
Width: 16.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1949-03-02) by de Menasce, George


19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1899 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Whole S composed of silk

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.6-1949
Primary reference Number: 200085
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 15 January 2015 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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