Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Fichu

Fichu

  • Place of origin:

    Dresden (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs M.L. McGlashan

  • Museum number:

    T.308-1989

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rectangular fichu possibly of Dresden work in cream and white cotton on cream cotton. The white embroidery may be added later. There is a 9 cm border on four sides and floral sprigs are embroidered at intervals on the ground. The border is composed of large leaves and blossoms worked in a variety of patterns.

Place of Origin

Dresden (possibly, made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered cotton

Dimensions

Length: 144 cm, Width: 108 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1989/1095.

Descriptive line

Rectangular fichu of embroidered cotton, possibly made in Dresden, 18th century

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Sprigs; Floral; Blossom

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.