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Lace fichu

Object Number: 
INV.11901
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Linen, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 x 56 3/4 in. ( 66 x 144.1 cm )
Description: 
White cambric scarf (fichu) with machine made whitework cotton embroidery around the edges, the center is circular tapering out to narrow tie ends, the curved sides of the center are garland bordered with a field of studded flowers, one side is meant to be folded over to created a tiered fichu, the outer edge is scalloped and finished with buttonhole stitch.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group