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A triangular kerchief

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A triangular kerchief of peach colored silk woven in alternating bands of minute solid and open warp stripes and a wide band with solid background and leaf pattern in a satin weave, two short edges finished with knotted self colored fringe, third edge hemmed; several small brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Nathaniel M. Safford

French, 19th century

Object Place



64 x 142 cm (25 3/16 x 55 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk figured weave with silk knotted fringe


Textiles and Fashion Arts