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Woman's kerchief

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Square white kerchief, "A. R." (Abigail Robbins) written in black ink in corner

Marks

"A. R." written in black ink in corner (see Donor History text entry)

Provenance

Worn by Abigail Robbins (1759-1850); inherited by her great-granddaughter 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

Dimensions

Overall: 97.5 x 97.8 cm (38 3/8 x 38 1/2 in.) Other (selvage to selvage): 97.8 cm (38 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.25

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes