Small triangular kerchief of green damask

American
18th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

34.7 x 73 cm (13 11/16 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.3132

Medium or Technique

Silk damask with silk fringe

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Made of five scraps sewed together with dark green silk fringe on two sides; said to have been made from “Hannah Emerson’s Wedding Dress, about 1720”.

Provenance

Anonymous gift (from Mrs. Samuel Cabot)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift