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Fichu or capelet
Fichu or capelet
Date:
early 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Tambour Embroidered Net
Dimensions:
53 x 125 cm (20 7/8 x 49 3/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
52516
Acquisition Date:
1925-04-22
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Julia Heister Van Reed Biddle

Shoulderwear, neck & shoulders
Piece is long, reaching to the hips in front. A fine, two-twist machine net is worked with tambour stitching using two different weights of thread.