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Large square kerchief

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Large square embriodered cotton gauze kerchief; center woven with small squares of plain cloth against gauze with chain stitch embroidered design of repeat of slender scrolling stem bearing two large decorative blossoms extending far out on one side; scallops enclosing stylized fluted lozenges and...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron

Indian, about 1800

Object Place

India

Dimensions

133 x 129 cm (52 3/8 x 50 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1207

Medium or Technique

Cotton gauze with cotton tambour embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes