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Object Name: neck fichu & kerchief

Place of Creation: Europe
Date: 1740-1760

Accession Number: 1965.156
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • linen
  • muslin
Support
 
Technique
  • pulled thread work
Description

White cotton muslin with fine linen drawnwork, Dresden quality. Straight shaped neckline. Dense pattern of shadow work, pulled stitches and variations on blanket stitch on surface areas. Outline areas in chain stitch. Edges scalloped with buttonhole stitch and picot worked from it. Lace pattern design with flowers set against pulled thread background.

Dimensions

Type: edge length
Height: 40.6 cms
Width:
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Type: cb
Height: 71
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Type: sides
Height: 26.7
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