Man's kerchief

Man's cravat

American
19th century


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: probably England (fabric)

Dimensions

Overall: 57.8 x 96.5 cm (22 3/4 x 38 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.72

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Triangular white and red plaid kerchief or cravat

Markings

Cloth label sewn to corner: "N. H. Gerry"

Provenance

Probably worn by a member of the Robbins family or Lexington resident; inherited or aquired by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone