Handkerchief

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258177

Description

White linen with blue cross stitch borders; cross stitch pattern depicts two birds flanking a tree, worked four times creating a square; outer edge is embrodiered in a sharkstooth manner; in hope chest (acc.no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

handkerchiefs
linen (material)
cross stitch
embroidering
figure- and animal-derived motifs
trees
Linen
Handkerchief

Inscription

"P.S.& S./ NO. 120/ SIZE 12 X 12/ SQUARE/ PURE LINEN/ HANDMADE/ MADE IN CHINA" (on paper label; framed in gold with gold lettering)

Associated Building

Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

11 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6288

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)