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Silk Handkerchief

Description

Maroon and black silk handkerchief, with black edging. One side of the handkerchief features a red vine embroidered on a black background; the other side has a black vine on a red background. There are also pink and red coral motifs on each side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. late 19th century
Inscriptions
"Henry C. Bowen's / ... silk handk'fs" (handwritten)
Material
embroidery (visual works)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
embroidery (visual works)
Handkerchief
handkerchiefs
silk (textile)
Dimensions
28 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.29.3
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Richardson
GUSN
246949

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