Man's neckerchief

American
late 18th century to early 19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

59 x 132 cm (23 1/4 x 51 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.67

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton, embroidered in cross stitch with cotton or silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White triangular neckerchief, pointed tucks at corners, small “R” embroidered in cross stitch with light blue thread at top

Provenance

Worn by member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone