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Man's kerchief

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Triangular white and red plaid kerchief or cravat

Marks

Cloth label sewn to corner: "N. H. Gerry"

Provenance

Probably worn by a member of the Robbins family or Lexington resident; inherited or aquired by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Man's cravat

American, 19th century

Place of Manufacture

probably England (fabric)

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 57.8 x 96.5 cm (22 3/4 x 38 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.72

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes