Large square kerchief of embroidered cotton
Early 19th century
Object Place: India
127 x 115 cm (50 x 45 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton gauze with cotton chain stitch embroidery
Not On View
Body of kerchief in plaid of gauze and plain cloth weaves; gauze-woven border on all four sides with delicate design of scrolling, flowering stems embroidered in white chain stitch; very fragile; back with Transparo at M.F.A.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund