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Fichu

  • Place of origin:

    Honiton (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bobbin lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs S. Adkins Cassell

  • Museum number:

    T.196-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bobbin lace (guipure), with a symmetrical pattern of sprigs of roses and other flowers and leafy stems, with cushion and diamond fillings, united by bars (brides) with loops (picots). There is a row of blossom along the upper edge.

Place of Origin

Honiton (made)

Date

ca. 1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bobbin lace

Dimensions

Width: 38.25 in greatest, Depth: 6.5 in

Object history note

Registered File number 11988/1929 and 12159/1929.

Descriptive line

Fichu, bobbin lace, made in Honiton, England, mid 19th century

Materials

Bobbin lace

Techniques

Lace making

Subjects depicted

Roses; Stems; Flowers

Categories

Women's clothes; Lace; Accessories; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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