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Kerchief

A square kerchief of cotton muslin; border design on all four sides of repeat of curling conventionalized leaf and minute three petalled blossoms embroidered with polychrome silks and heavy gold metal thread; large hole in center, sveral smaller holes, a number of stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nicea Howard

Turkish, Late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

54.592

Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes