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Handkerchief in Box

2015.62.171.1AB-.3 (RS222818)

Description

Blue paper box with cover [.1ab] stamped "Whitney's Holiday Handkerchiefs, Boston." The box containing a white handkerchief [.2] with embroidered edges and a violet sachet [.3] from Larkin Soap Co. Perfumers (Buffalo, N.Y.) with painted image of violet flowers.

Details

Maker
Whitney's Linen Store (Retailer)
Date
1900-1910
Inscriptions
"Violet LWW Sachet & Hankie" (handwritten)
Material
linen (material)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Assistive Artifacts
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Buffalo (Erie county, New York state)
Descriptive terms
Handkerchief
handkerchief boxes
handkerchiefs
linen (material)
paper (fiber product)
Accession Number
2015.62.171.1AB-.3
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310877

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