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Handkerchief

Description

A man's handkerchief. Of square form, woven with green, yellow, blue, pink and off white cotton in a plaid pattern. It is enclosed on three sides by a wide striped border. Two ends are hand-hemmed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
weaving
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Geometric
geometric patterns
HANDKERCHIEF
handkerchiefs
Plaid
plaids
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
28 x 28.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1765
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11567

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