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Handkerchief

Description

White linen with blue cross stitch borders; cross stitch pattern depicts two birds flanking a tree, worked four times creating a square; outer edge is embrodiered in a sharkstooth manner; in hope chest (acc.no. 1998.6174).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
"P.S.& S./ NO. 120/ SIZE 12 X 12/ SQUARE/ PURE LINEN/ HANDMADE/ MADE IN CHINA" (on paper label; framed in gold with gold lettering)
Associated Building
Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
cross stitch
embroidering
linen (material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
cross stitch
embroidering
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Handkerchief
handkerchiefs
Linen
linen (material)
trees
Dimensions
11 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6288
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258177

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