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Fichu

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1780s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Muslin with whitework embroidery

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs H.E. Talbot

  • Museum number:

    T.285-1977

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

White cotton fichu with whitework embroidery around the edge with a chain stitch design of interlinked drooping harebells with a Greek key pattern border.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1780s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Muslin with whitework embroidery

Descriptive line

Fichu of embroidered muslin, England, 1780s.

Materials

Muslin

Techniques

Whitework

Subjects depicted

Key pattern

Categories

Fashion; Clothing; Accessories; Embroidery; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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