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Square kerchief designed to be worn folded with two points hanging down back; sheer white cotton embroidered with fine white linen worked in great variety of stitches with border design of meander, one purely geometric and one of highly stylized leaves and blossoms; in two pendant corners, spray...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances G. Curtis

American, Late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

105.2 x 106.3 cm (41 7/16 x 41 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.61

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes