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Ireland, Carrickmacross

Fichu with Frilled Outer Edge, 1850/75

Cotton, machine-made net; appliquéd with plain weave; cut and drawn work filled with buttonhole bars decorated with buttonhole picots and darned points; embroidered in cross, darning, and overcast stitches; decorated with buttonhole wheels
56.8 x 154.2 cm (22 3/8 x 60 3/4 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1937.1160

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