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Object Name FICHU
Catalog Number 0985.12.00023
Description The fichu is white cotton with punchwork and embroidery. The edgin is torn from the body. The fichu is associated with three white linen and cotton handkerchiefs (.23a-.23c).
Owned Emily Battle Blount
Made Emily Battle Blount
Provenance The fichu and handkerchiefs are examples of needlework done by Mrs. Emily Battle Blount of Texas during the war. Mrs. Anne Seale Harris was the Texas Room Vice-Regent and the granddaughter of the maker.
People Blount, Emily Battle