Scarf or kerchief

American
1750–1800


Object Place: U.S.A.

Dimensions

106 x 107 cm (41 3/4 x 42 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.447

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangle of mull, full loom width and hemmed at ends, embroidered along two sides with floral vines and, in the corner, a carnation sprig. Design executed in chain and random short stitches with fine silk yarns in shades of green, blue and pink. Brown stains. two small patches and several darned areas.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb