Plaid silk handkerchief

Indian
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

70 x 75.3 cm (27 9/16 x 29 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.459

Medium or Technique

Silk plaid with silk embroidery

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 and wefts striped red and white; in one corner, F. W. L. embroidered in brown silk in cross stitch; considerably faded and worn; 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