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Scarf

Object Number: 
Z.1178.8
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Linen, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 1/2 x 28 1/2 in. ( 69.8 x 72.4 cm )
Description: 
Cambric whitework lace collared scarf (fichu), the scarf is U-shaped when lying flat with the sides curving at the shoulders and taping down to a point at the bottom; the overall design is a floral motif over a swagging garland, the bottom area is studded with leaves, the outer edge is worked in a floral garland and is finished with buttonhole stitch; the collar is worked on the outside edge in the same floral garland as the fichu.
Gallery Label: 
This fichu was owned by Mrs. Robert Mackie (Catherine G. Frazier, born 1816).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group