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Woman's kerchief

Triangular kerchief made of three embroidered nakpins sewn together; pink, white and green sections with polychrome floral embroidery in corners; fringed edges

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

American, late 19th century

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

49.913

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes