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Handkerchief (bandana)

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Floral patterned handkerchief divided diagonally by a black floral strip with yellow blossoms on red ground on one side and red blossoms on black ground on opposite side, border design of an undulating vine and four-petaled open flowers also divided diagonally with black and yellow on one side...

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Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, October 15, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Indian for export, American, early 19th century

Object Place

India

Place of Manufacture

India

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

78 x 91 cm (30 11/16 x 35 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.841

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, block-printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes