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Corner of kerchief

American
18th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: long side 1.06 shortsides .23

Accession Number

32.424

Medium or Technique

Linen

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Triangular piece of white linen with two sides and one corner decorated with scrolling leaves and flowers suggestive of designs for crewel work but with raised outline in white linen worked over linen cord and with a few crosses, eyelets, etc. also in white linen. Near the ends portions of the design unfinished with outlines run in fine linen thread. A few small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles W. Townsend