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Fragment of an embroidered kerchief (one of three)

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[One of] Three fragments of an embroidered kerchief, sheer white muslin ground with fine serpentine line with delicate sprays attached to it worked in chain stitch with brown, yellow, green, crimson, pink, violet, and blue silk; stained.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

American (New England), 18th century

Object Place

New England, America

Dimensions

16.5 x 68.4 cm (6 1/2 x 26 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.955a

Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin with cotton chain stitch embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes