Handkerchief

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-11566

Description

Large square form, with blue and white linen woven into a check pattern with a wide blue border. Two ends are hand-hemmed, and two edges are salvage.

Details

Descriptive Terms

covers (overlying objects)
table linens
linen (material)
weaving
geometric patterns
Linen
Woven
Geometric
COVER, TABLE

Inscription

Embroidered on the corner in white thread in cross-stitch is: P J .

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

30.5 x 30.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1764