Silk scarf or kerchief; 1850-1875

Silk scarf or kerchief; 1850-1875

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Description (Brief)
A 24" square scarf or kerchief of black floral patterned silk; jacquard woven; design of flower heads in half drop repeat, each row alternates direction. Solid color border. "Used by the family of William Willard in Peoria, Illinois in the third quarter of the 19th century.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
scarf
kerchief
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
ID Number
TE.T18151.000
catalog number
T18151.000
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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