Plaid silk handkerchief

Indian
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

68.2 x 78.4 cm (26 7/8 x 30 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.458

Medium or Technique

Silk woven plaid

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Plaid silk handkerchief; even checkerboard plaid formed by warps striped dark blue and white, wefts striped red and white; in one corner, F. W. L. embroidered in brown silk in cross stitch; considerably faded and worn with a number of breaks and holes.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Francis Wilson Lee