Fichu

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1825-1830

GUSN

GUSN-2949

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

Descriptive Terms

fichus
accessories
painting (coating)
sewing (process)
stenciling
thread
velvet (fabric weave)
thread
Velvet
Fiddle Thread
Painted
Stenciled
Machine Sewn
FICHUIEF

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23.5 x 48 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1440