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Fichu (USA), 1836–40

This is a Fichu. It was made by Unknown. It is dated 1836–40 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is silk and its technique is compound weave, printed by engraved roller. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Robert P. Brown. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Robert P. Brown.

Its dimensions are

H x W (flat): 50.8 × 66 cm (20 × 26 in.)

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Fichu (USA), 1836–40; Made by Unknown ; silk; H x W (flat): 50.8 × 66 cm (20 × 26 in.); Gift of Mrs. Robert P. Brown; 1960-81-2-c

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