Origin of kerchief
Examples from the Web for kerchief
A large woman with her head tied in a kerchief, wearing a purple wrapper and gold house slippers, passes by on the sidewalk.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis|Stanley Booth|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Justice intervened, and the two women were compelled to own that the fight was about a piece of stuff for a kerchief.
She pointed at his jacket tossed on a chair, a bit of his kerchief dangling from a pocket.Wilderness of Spring|Edgar Pangborn
You are much finer as you are, my lass, with a kerchief round your head.The King of Alsander|James Elroy Flecker