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Woman's kerchief

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Pink kerchief with black and yellow stripes and fringe

Provenance

Worn by donor's great-aunt Caira Robbins (1794-1881); Inherited by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

European, worn in America, early 19th century

Place of Manufacture

England or Continental Europe

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 74.6 x 75.9 cm (29 3/8 x 29 7/8 in.) Other (fringe): 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.43

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze with plain weave stripe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes