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Object Name: fichu

Date: 1750-1800

Accession Number: 1947.3156
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • linen
Support
 
Technique
  • blanket stitch
Description

White cotton muslin embroidered with white linen. Straight shaped for neck, worked by good amateur. Dense pattern of fillings, running stitch and blanket satin stitch with half wheels. Outline in blanket stitch. Fine hems all round at 0.2 cms (1/16th inch). Other stitches; overcast holes. Scrolling overall patttern in minature with small flowers and leaves amongst scrolls.

Dimensions

Type: edge length
Height: 76.2 cms
Width:
Depth:

Type: centre depth
Height:
Width:
Depth: 36.8

Type: straight depth
Height:
Width:
Depth: 24.8