HANDKERCHIEF

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1890

GUSN

GUSN-13033

Description

Discolored white; discolored white band along 4 sides; band of red characters along border; hand rolled edges; monogrammed; red cotton thread in opposite corner from monogram. Faded red cotton thread of rectangular shape adjacent to other mark & monogram; both possible dry cleaner marks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

handkerchiefs
accessories
embroidering
linen (material)
stitching
machine-made
Men's personal gear
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
HANDKERCHIEF

Inscription

1. Monogram in corner of faded red cotton: ""T.C."" 2. Border characters on 4 sides; block printed in baded red ink w/ characters possibly Turkish, Indian or Persian.

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6446