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Handkerchief

Description

Large square form, with blue and white linen woven into a check pattern with a wide blue border. Two ends are hand-hemmed, and two edges are salvage.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Inscriptions
Embroidered on the corner in white thread in cross-stitch is: P J .
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
COVER, TABLE
covers (overlying objects)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Linen
linen (material)
table linens
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
30.5 x 30.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1764
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11566

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