Handkerchief case

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1900-1940

GUSN

GUSN-24428

Description

Linen handkerchief case w/ cut embroidery and green satin lining. Linen is beige; cutwork of floral sprigs w/ diamonds framing flower petals as central design. Gathered green satin drawstring near top; unevenly scalloped edges at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

handkerchief boxes
embroidering
linen (material)
satin
floral patterns
Linen
Satin
Embroidered
Sprig
HOLDER, TISSUE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

14.75 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5269