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Handkerchief case

Description

White cotton handkerchief case w/ marseilles work throughout. Case is rectangular w/ a triangular cover and fringed edges. Detailing includes floral medallions and geometric bands of circles and diamonds.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
marseilles
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral Medallion
floral patterns
handkerchief boxes
HOLDER, TISSUE
marseilles
Marseilles
medallions (ornament areas)
Dimensions
10 x 16.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5266
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24425

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