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

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

28 x 28.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1765