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Large triangular kerchief

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Large triangular kerchief of white cotton embroidered with white linen thread, scalloped edges, border design formed by repeat of stylized lance shaped leaf on S shaped stem with minute buds and blossoms, powder of minute blossom and leaf all over ground, worked in back, satin, eyelet, and...

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Anonymous gift (from Mrs. Samuel Cabot)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

American (New England), late 18th century

Object Place

New England, United States


84.5 x 170 cm (33 1/4 x 66 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidered, and hemstitched


Textiles and Fashion Arts