Handkerchief case

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-24425

Description

White cotton handkerchief case w/ marseilles work throughout. Case is rectangular w/ a triangular cover and fringed edges. Detailing includes floral medallions and geometric bands of circles and diamonds.

Details

Descriptive Terms

handkerchief boxes
cotton (textile)
marseilles
medallions (ornament areas)
floral patterns
Cotton
Floral Medallion
Marseilles
HOLDER, TISSUE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10 x 16.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5266