Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • scarf, 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • linen, muslin, embroidering
  • Object Length: 133.35 cm
    Object Length: 52 1/2 in
  • Gift of Miss Agnes Thompson
  • Not on display
  • 1946.0051

Large white neckerchief (part of bridal outfit? or dresser scarf?) of fine muslin. Rather diamond shaped with one corner folding back over the rest. Folded corner has embroidered and fine open work design of hat and flowers. Embroidered scalloped edge around all of neckerchief.