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Kerchief

Description

Cream silk; triangle shaped w/ fringed edges; embroidered w/ stylized single flowers in rows by color--red, blue, yellow, purple, and green. French knots, satin stitch.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Children's clothing
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Geometric Floral
Hand Stitched
headgear
KERCHIEF
kerchiefs
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
stylization
Accession Number
1969.5709
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
15101

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