Kerchief

English
1790–1820


Object Place: England

Dimensions

66.5 x 77.5 cm (26 3/16 x 30 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.1060

Medium or Technique

Cotton print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Kerchief or elements for six small kerchiefs. Fine, natural cotton tabby-woven ground, printed from roller or stippled plate in blue. Six comic scenes involving monkeys, chickens, a cat and dog, each with caption. Each scene framed with narrow border showing conventional floral ornament. Large initials TDT embroidered in cross stitches, in blackish brown silk, down center. Selvedges at sides; ends hemmed. Faded; a few brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hale Sutherland