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Embroidered fichu

Danish or German
18th century


Dimensions

80.5 x 83.5 cm (31 11/16 x 32 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

18.210

Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidery with shadow-work and drawn-work

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White muslin embroidered with white in shadow-work and drawn-work. The design of very conventional scrolling stems and flowers, is partially outlined with a zigzag line of heavier white thread.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor in Italy

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman