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1986.1131 (RS25292)

Description

A rectangular scalloped double collar with ties. The sheer white linen was embroidered with zig-zag edge with openworn border, bell flower inner border and floral sprigs (in white thread).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Location of origin
Europe
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
linen (material)
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
FICHU
fichus
Floral
floral patterns
Linen
linen (material)
Dimensions
29.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1131
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51232

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