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Kerchief

White kerchief with narrow rolled hems on three sides, selvedge on fourth side; scalloped border with scrolled stems on two sides with large, triple leaf or cone design emerging from corner where scalloped edges meet; large leaf motif cut off on one side; stem stitching for stems, buttonhole...

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Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout

American, last quarter of the 18th century

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

45.631

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with linen embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes