Fichu

Probably American
First half 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

84.5 x 216 cm (33 1/4 x 85 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.1149

Medium or Technique

Silk machine-made net with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rhomboid in shape, with rounded points. Ivory silk embroidered on ivory machine net. Ground powdered with rosettes and floral sprigs; border shows a row of rose sprays. Edges delicately scalloped. Good condition.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stewart C. Woodworth