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Woman's scarf

Chinese (for the Western market)
first half of the 19th century


Place of Manufacture: China, for export; Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 233.7 x 48.3 cm (92 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

45.630

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with silk embroidery and fringe

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White rectangular scarf with net and tassel fringe at ends; white floral borders; design at ends: vase decorated with floral and water motifs holding flowers in front of a basket holding flowers above rope, tassel, and floral motifs

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout