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Handkerchief

Description

Of square form, linen in off white and butternut woven in double-line check pattern, with a wide butternut band at the border. It is hand hemmed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Inscriptions
Embroidered on the corner in cross-stitch in light brown cotton on 1991.1766.2 is: R.C.
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
20 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1766.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11568

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