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HANDKERCHIEF

Description

Discolored white; discolored white band along 4 sides; band of red characters along border; hand rolled edges; monogrammed; red cotton thread in opposite corner from monogram. Faded red cotton thread of rectangular shape adjacent to other mark & monogram; both possible dry cleaner marks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1890
Inscriptions
1. Monogram in corner of faded red cotton: ""T.C."" 2. Border characters on 4 sides; block printed in baded red ink w/ characters possibly Turkish, Indian or Persian.
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
HANDKERCHIEF
handkerchiefs
linen (material)
machine-made
Men's personal gear
stitching
Accession Number
1969.6446
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13033

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