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Scarf

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 118.4 cm (6 1/2 x 46 5/8 in.) Other (fringe): 16cm (6 5/16in.)

Accession Number

52.1195

Medium or Technique

Wool twill, silk embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long narrow scarf of black wool twill, at each end floral cone or boteh worked with brilliant red, yellow, and green silks in chain and statin stitches; slightly serpentine border worked with red and yellow silk in herringbone and chain stitches; plain black, red and yellow fringe applied to ends; several small holes

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb