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Handkerchief case

Description

Linen handkerchief case w/ cut embroidery and green satin lining. Linen is beige; cutwork of floral sprigs w/ diamonds framing flower petals as central design. Gathered green satin drawstring near top; unevenly scalloped edges at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1940
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
satin
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
handkerchief boxes
HOLDER, TISSUE
Linen
linen (material)
Satin
satin
Sprig
Dimensions
14.75 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5269
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24428

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