Handkerchief

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1890

GUSN

GUSN-11554

Description

Of almost square form, printed on a red ground with a field of diamonds with a floral device in cream, black and red. All this with a leaf, flower, dot and geometric patterned band bordered in cream, red and black. It has a machine sewn hem.

Details

Descriptive Terms

handkerchiefs
accessories
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Floral
Geometric
HANDKERCHIEF

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

22 x 23.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1752