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Sheer square head scarf printed with all-over floral pattern and border of floral stems in greens, pinks, and white against black ground; fringed on all sides with green knotted thread with orange beads in balls.


Purchased by the donor, Daphne Farago, while traveling; Gift to MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Greek, 20th century


Height x width: 35 1/2 x 35 1/2 in. (90.2 x 90.2 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave with needle lace edging


Textiles and Fashion Arts