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Description

Red cotton, printed with "double" or mirror design of large central medallion of "HELVETIA" - woman in Roman dress leaning of red shield with cross (Switzerland), surrounded by garland, and circle of shields representing each Swiss town; figure and shields printed on black and cream.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1899
Inscriptions
Printed names of Swiss towns; also ""DEPOSE"" and ""No 484""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
SCARF
scarves (costume accessories)
Woman's Personal Artifacts
Accession Number
1969.7073
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13707

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