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Square silk twill kerchief

German (Württemberg or Bavaria)
19th century

Object Place: Germany


102.5 x 100 cm (40 3/8 x 39 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Twill

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Changeable green and red with plaid of stripes of red, orange, white, yellow, purple, black, green and white in part in satin weave; borders of polychrome chiné stripes; edges trimmed with silver bobbin lace.


Delia Spencer (Mrs. Marshall) Field (b. 1854 - d. 1937), Paris and Washington, DC; by inheritance to her niece, Catherine Spencer Eddy (Mrs. Albert J.) Beveridge (b. 1881 - d. 1970), Beverly Farms, MA; 1951, gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 13, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge in memory of Delia Spencer Field