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Mull fichu

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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,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter B. Binnian

American, second quarter of 19th century

Object Place

United States


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

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Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery, and hemstitched


Textiles and Fashion Arts