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Piña scarf

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The cloth of which this piece is made woven with the fibre of the pineapple. Deep scallops around edge. Above this a waving vine, the leaves and flowers filled with a great variety of drawn work. A spray of leaves and flowers grows from the middle of each end towards the center.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John L. Gardner



68.5 x 229 cm (26 15/16 x 90 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pineapple tree leaf fiber; embroidery, laid-work and drawnwork


Textiles and Fashion Arts