Lace collar/shrug

Object Number: 
INV.11790
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 x 36 1/2 in. ( 66 x 92.7 cm )
Description: 
Triangular white silk machine made lace scarf (fichu) with handmade bobbin lace trim, the fichu is gathered at the point in the back, and is cut to fit the shoulders; the overall pattern is primarily tulle with floating leaves, the trim on the neck edge is boteh and open dots made to form a scalloped beaded edge, the trim on the other two sides is a row of flowers creating a rounded sawtooth edge which is beaded.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group