Handkerchief

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11564

Description

Of square form, woven in bright brown/butternut on a natural colored linen in a check pattern within a plaid border. The check is formed by natural linen bars/lines on a brown ground. Two ends are hand hemmed, and two sides are salvage.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

22 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1762