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Fichu

1991.1440 (RS24646)

Description

White velvet fichu with intricate, stencilled floral border, in deep and dense colors (blue, green, rose, and orange); flowers include roses, dahlias, tigerlilies; triangular form is composed of 2 panels (small piece attached to upper right); hemmed edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1830
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
sewing (process)
stenciling
thread
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
FICHUIEF
fichus
Fiddle Thread
Machine Sewn
Painted
painting (coating)
sewing (process)
Stenciled
stenciling
thread
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
23.5 x 48 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1440
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2949

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