Fragment of an embroidered kerchief (one of three)

American (New England)
18th century


Object Place: New England, America

Dimensions

16.5 x 68.4 cm (6 1/2 x 26 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.955a

Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin with cotton chain stitch embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

[One of] Three fragments of an embroidered kerchief, sheer white muslin ground with fine serpentine line with delicate sprays attached to it worked in chain stitch with brown, yellow, green, crimson, pink, violet, and blue silk; stained.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund