Scarf

Indian
early 19th century


Dimensions

256 x 44.5 cm (100 13/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

18.685

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Laid-work. White mull scarf; across the ends are deep borders of palm leaves, and flowers embroidered with white cotton. Running along the sides are flowers and berries. Edged with a row of dots and scallops.

Provenance

Lent by Miss A. E. Newell, Nov. 21, 1885. To become the property of the M.F.A. at the lender's death.
Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ann E. Newell