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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


20.5 x 15 cm (8 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin with cotton chain stitch embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts