Square kerchief

Probably French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

55 x 55.8 cm (21 5/8 x 21 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.235

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk figured weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small square kerchief of cream colored cotton and silk (cotton warp, silk weft) with all over background figure in weft floats of diagonal lines and minute lozenges, over background figure alternate horizontal repeat of rose against five petalled leaf and oak leaf in part in weft floats, in part brocaded with pink silk, border design of stylized round blossoms and leaves partly in weft floats, partly in pink silk brocade; stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates