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Object ID GENL-1977.034.0002
Object Name FICHU
Description Detachable dress ornament made of silver and bonze colored beads of various shapes and sizes. Forms two points at the front and one point at the back. Drapes loosely over the shoulders.

From the exhibit "The Story of Littleton in 125 Objects": According to the donor, this dress suit, with its intricate and elegant beadwork, belonged to Mrs. Charlie Bowles (Adelaide Nell Bowles). The dress was believed to have been purchased around 1895 for Mrs. Bowles' trousseau. See related shoes, GENL-1977.034.0003a-b.
Date 1895
Caption Beaded fichu covering shoulders, back and chest; 1895