Handkerchief case

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24325

Description

Brown linen handkerchief case w/ gold silk inner liner and outer boder. Silk bows at corners. Front of case embroidered w/ gray flowers and an inscription in green. Interior divided into 2 compartments.

Details

Descriptive Terms

handkerchief boxes
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
floral patterns
Linen
Silk
Embroidered
Floral
HOLDER, TISSUE

Inscription

Embroidered on front: ""See within/ This dainty case/ Filmy veils/ For thy fair face""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.25 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5195

Places

Maine (United States)