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Fichu

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1850s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk machine-made lace

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Lady Jane Cory

  • Museum number:

    T.12-1989

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Double fichu of cream silk machine-made lace. Made on the Pusher machine with hand run outlines to the motifs and an applied picot edge. Overall pattern of large flower heads and delicate stems, and a gently scalloped edge.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1850s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk machine-made lace

Dimensions

Width: 40 in, Width: 102 cm, Length: 76 in, Length: 193 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1951/1519 (see also 47/393).

Descriptive line

Double fichu of cream silk machine-made lace, made in England, 1850s.

Materials

Silk thread

Techniques

Machine-made lace making

Subjects depicted

Scalloped; Floral

Categories

Lace; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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