This is a British fichu from the third quarter of the century. A fichu is a scarf worn across the shoulders that comes together in the front. This is housed at the Met.
Fichu: lightweight triangular scarf that was traditionally draped over the shoulders and fastened in the front for modesty. This garment is made of cotton and was worn by the European culture in the century. The particular garment shown dates circa
Fichu I'll need plenty for my day-to-day Regency dresses.
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British Cotton Handkerchief, third quarter 18th century at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Accession Number: 1980.444.1
Late Regency circa 1825 Esstored Antique Lace Collar