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Woman's kerchief

American
late 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

43 x 90 cm (16 15/16 x 35 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.913

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Triangular kerchief made of three embroidered nakpins sewn together; pink, white and green sections with polychrome floral embroidery in corners; fringed edges

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent