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Handkerchief case

1998.5195 (RS22522)

Description

Brown linen handkerchief case w/ gold silk inner liner and outer boder. Silk bows at corners. Front of case embroidered w/ gray flowers and an inscription in green. Interior divided into 2 compartments.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
Embroidered on front: ""See within/ This dainty case/ Filmy veils/ For thy fair face""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
handkerchief boxes
HOLDER, TISSUE
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
6.25 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5195
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24325

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