Handkerchief

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11567

Description

A man's handkerchief. Of square form, woven with green, yellow, blue, pink and off white cotton in a plaid pattern. It is enclosed on three sides by a wide striped border. Two ends are hand-hemmed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

handkerchiefs
accessories
cotton (textile)
weaving
geometric patterns
plaids
Cotton
Woven
Plaid
Geometric
HANDKERCHIEF

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

28 x 28.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1765