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Square kerchief

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Small square kerchief of cream colored cotton and silk (cotton warp, silk weft) with all over background figure in weft floats of diagonal lines and minute lozenges, over background figure alternate horizontal repeat of rose against five petalled leaf and oak leaf in part in weft floats, in part...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

Probably French, 19th century

Object Place



55 x 55.8 cm (21 5/8 x 21 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk figured weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts