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Handkerchief

Description

Of square form, woven in bright brown/butternut on a natural colored linen in a check pattern within a plaid border. The check is formed by natural linen bars/lines on a brown ground. Two ends are hand hemmed, and two sides are salvage.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Geometric
geometric patterns
HANDKERCHIEF
handkerchiefs
Linen
linen (material)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
22 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1762
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11564

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