Handkerchief

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. middle 19th century

GUSN

GUSN-247075

Description

White silk handkerchief with an embroidered floral and dotted design. Originally belonged to Mrs. Thomas Aspinwall.

Details

Descriptive Terms

handkerchiefs
silk (textile)
embroidery (visual works)
Handkerchief

Inscription

"This handkerchief belonged to / Mrs. Thomas Aspinwall (called / "Madame Aspinwall" by her family) / & was given [to] Grace A. Hardy by [illeg.], the great granddaughter of Madame and Colonel Aspinwall." (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.23

Places

United States