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Woman's kerchief

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Square white kerchief with narrow white stripes along edges


Worn by a 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 to early 19th century

Place of Manufacture

Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

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Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton with warp and weft stripes


Textiles and Fashion Arts