Man's handkerchief

Indian, worn in America
about 1827


Place of Manufacture: India; Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

83 x 76.5 cm (32 11/16 x 30 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

45.610

Medium or Technique

Plain weave silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Yellow, blue, green, and white plaid handkerchief with fringe on all sides; “Lot Robbins/ 1827” written in black ink in lower left corner

Inscription

"Lot Robbins/ 1827" written in black ink in lower left corner

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout