Mull fichu

American
second quarter of 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

42 x 122 cm (16 9/16 x 48 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1297

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery, and hemstitched

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Mull fichu, roughly triangular in shape with lappets in front, scalloped edges with deep scalloped points in center back, each point enclosing pear shaped ornamental leaf, these leaves connected by slender stems and swags of minute blossoms and leaves, sprig powdered over center back ground, right lappet darned.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter B. Binnian