Maker: UnknownCulture: IndianTitle: Silk scarfDate Made: n/aType: ClothingMaterials: silkPlace Made: Asia; IndiaCredit Line: Gift of Rev. Mr. I.N. Hurd.Accession Number: 27.O.M.Collection: Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Silk scarf

This silk scarf was given to the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum in 1859 as a gift from Reverend Isaac Newton Hurd. Its accession number, 27.O.M., indicates that it was acquired before the museum adopted its current accession number system in 1974. It is believed to be Indian in origin, …

Shawl fragment

This shawl fragment is believed to be of Indian or Persian origin, and it functions in this exhibition as representative of an early nineteenth-century Indian shawl. This fragment, along with many other objects, was acquired by Amherst College in 1929 as a gift from conservationist, collector, and philanthropist George Dupont Pratt …