Large square kerchief of embroidered cotton

Indian
Early 19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

127 x 115 cm (50 x 45 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1386

Medium or Technique

Cotton gauze with cotton chain stitch embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Body of kerchief in plaid of gauze and plain cloth weaves; gauze-woven border on all four sides with delicate design of scrolling, flowering stems embroidered in white chain stitch; very fragile; back with Transparo at M.F.A.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund