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Man's handkerchief

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Yellow, blue, green, and white plaid handkerchief with fringe on all sides; "Lot Robbins/ 1827" written in black ink in lower left corner

Inscription

"Lot Robbins/ 1827" written in black ink in lower left corner

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout

Indian, worn in America, about 1827

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

India

Dimensions

83 x 76.5 cm (32 11/16 x 30 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

45.610

Medium or Technique

Plain weave silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes