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Handkerchief

Description

White silk handkerchief with an embroidered floral and dotted design. Originally belonged to Mrs. Thomas Aspinwall.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. middle 19th century
Inscriptions
"This handkerchief belonged to / Mrs. Thomas Aspinwall (called / "Madame Aspinwall" by her family) / & was given [to] Grace A. Hardy by [illeg.], the great granddaughter of Madame and Colonel Aspinwall." (handwritten)
Material
embroidery (visual works)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
embroidery (visual works)
Handkerchief
handkerchiefs
silk (textile)
Dimensions
15 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.29.23
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Richardson
GUSN
247075

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