Handkerchief

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-11563

Description

Of square form, butternut and off white linen woven into a small check pattern, within a wide butternut and double off white band border. Two ends are hand hemmed, and two sides have slavage.

Details

Descriptive Terms

handkerchiefs
linen (material)
weaving
geometric patterns
Linen
Woven
Geometric
HANDKERCHIEF

Inscription

Embroidered cross-stitch on the corner of 1991.1761.1 reads: M P . The same for 1991.1761.2, though in an off white threa reads: H.B

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.1761.1,2

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19.25 x 19.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1761.1-2