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Large square kerchief of embroidered cotton

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Body of kerchief in plaid of gauze and plain cloth weaves; gauze-woven border on all four sides with delicate design of scrolling, flowering stems embroidered in white chain stitch; very fragile; back with Transparo at M.F.A.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Indian, Early 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

127 x 115 cm (50 x 45 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1386

Medium or Technique

Cotton gauze with cotton chain stitch embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes