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Embroidered fichu

White muslin embroidered with white in shadow-work and drawn-work. The design of very conventional scrolling stems and flowers, is partially outlined with a zigzag line of heavier white thread.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor in Italy

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman

Danish or German, 18th century

Accession Number

18.210

Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidery with shadow-work and drawn-work

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes