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Rectangular cover or kerchief

19th–20th century


Dimensions

92.2 x 140 cm (36 5/16 x 55 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.982

Medium or Technique

Imitation Kashmir, woven

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Compound twill, woven with fine navy warps and navy, ultramarine, pale pink and white wefts. Both border and field show an all-over pattern of paired palmette leaves or cones flanking a palmette in oval compartments; in interspaces, smaller leaves, plants and blossoms. Narrow guard bands separate field from borders. Lined with pale green silk taffeta with darker green satin border. A number of brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts