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Woman's scarf

White rectangular scarf with net and tassel fringe at ends; white floral borders; design at ends: vase decorated with floral and water motifs holding flowers in front of a basket holding flowers above rope, tassel, and floral motifs

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 Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout

Chinese (for the Western market), first half of the 19th century

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

China, for export

Accession Number

45.630

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with silk embroidery and fringe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes