Overall: 27 1/2 x 28 1/2 in. ( 69.8 x 72.4 cm )
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.
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.