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Scarf made of dress fabric, Old Sampler -- Paul Revere pattern from the Early American series

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Black background with sampler motifs, alphabet, pastoral scenes, etc, in red, blue, white and tan. Lined with black silk.


Ex-collection Walter Mitschke, New York; by descent to Ethel B. Adams Waldorf; between 1985-90, gift of Waldorf to her neice Joan Brancale, Hingham, MA; gift of Brancale to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert and Joan Brancale

American, 1927

Object Place

New York, New York, Untied States


Height x width: 10 x 35 1/2 in. (25.4 x 90.2 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts