Large triangular kerchief

American (New England)
late 18th century


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

84.5 x 170 cm (33 1/4 x 66 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3128

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidered, and hemstitched

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Large triangular kerchief of white cotton embroidered with white linen thread, scalloped edges, border design formed by repeat of stylized lance shaped leaf on S shaped stem with minute buds and blossoms, powder of minute blossom and leaf all over ground, worked in back, satin, eyelet, and hemstitch stitches.

Provenance

Anonymous gift (from Mrs. Samuel Cabot)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift