Silk Handkerchief

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

ca. late 19th century

GUSN

GUSN-246949

Description

Maroon and black silk handkerchief, with black edging. One side of the handkerchief features a red vine embroidered on a black background; the other side has a black vine on a red background. There are also pink and red coral motifs on each side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

handkerchiefs
silk (textile)
embroidery (visual works)
Handkerchief

Inscription

"Henry C. Bowen's / ... silk handk'fs" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

28 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.3