Dickey

Object Number: 
Z.1178.4
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 3/4 x 31 1/2 in. ( 75.6 x 80 cm )
Description: 
Muslin dickey with whitework machine embroidery and machine made tulle lace; the dickey is open down the front middle with floral whitework along the edges of both sides, the neck edge is trimmed with tulle lace studded with dots and having a rinceau designed beaded edge, the back drops down to the same length as the front panels, and all three sections are hemmed so that a tie can be run through them to secure the garment to the body, the side edges are hemmed.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group