Kerchief

English
1840–60


Object Place: England

Dimensions

41 x 59.8 cm (16 1/8 x 23 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.1061

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small kerchief, “Hand Shadows.” Plate or roller print in red on fine natural muslin. Four rectangles, each showing hands casting shadows suggesting animals, birds, figures. Full loom width: selvedges at sides; ends hemmed. A few small holes and brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hale Sutherland