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Pina scarf

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Laid-work and drawn-work. The cloth of which this piece is made is woven from the fiber of the pineapple. The design consists of an undulating vine repeated in bands which run the full length of the scarf. Elaborate drawn-work forms part of the flowers which grow from the vines; laid-work is...

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Gift of Mrs. N. N. Thayer, in the name of Mrs. Harriet Thayer Field



239 x 72.2 cm (94 1/8 x 28 7/16 in.)

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Pineapple leaf fiber (piña), plain-weave with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts