A white mull fichu

American
Second quarter 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

71.5 x 113.5 cm (28 1/8 x 44 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.1057

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with linen embroidery, and hemstitched

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Elongated lozenge in shape but designed to be worn with one point foled over, embroidered with white linen thread, edges finished with deeply pointed scallops in each scallop a morning glory with larger sprays of same flowers in two points which hang down back.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John A. Cousens