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Man's neckerchief

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White triangular neckerchief, pointed tucks at corners, small "R" embroidered in cross stitch with light blue thread at top


Worn by member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, late 18th century to early 19th century

Place of Manufacture

Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


59 x 132 cm (23 1/4 x 51 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton, embroidered in cross stitch with cotton or silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts