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Handkerchief

Description

Of square form, butternut and off white linen woven into a small check pattern, within a wide butternut and double off white band border. Two ends are hand hemmed, and two sides have slavage.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Inscriptions
Embroidered cross-stitch on the corner of 1991.1761.1 reads: M P . The same for 1991.1761.2, though in an off white threa reads: H.B
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
weaving
Descriptive terms
Geometric
geometric patterns
HANDKERCHIEF
handkerchiefs
Linen
linen (material)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
19.25 x 19.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1761.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11563

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