Woman's kerchief

European, worn in America
early 19th century


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: England or Continental Europe

Dimensions

Overall: 74.6 x 75.9 cm (29 3/8 x 29 7/8 in.) Other (fringe): 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.43

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze with plain weave stripe

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pink kerchief with black and yellow stripes and fringe

Provenance

Worn by donor's great-aunt Caira Robbins (1794-1881); Inherited by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone