Handkerchief in Box

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1900-1910

GUSN

GUSN-310877

Description

Blue paper box with cover [.1ab] stamped "Whitney's Holiday Handkerchiefs, Boston." The box containing a white handkerchief [.2] with embroidered edges and a violet sachet [.3] from Larkin Soap Co. Perfumers (Buffalo, N.Y.) with painted image of violet flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

handkerchiefs
handkerchief boxes
paper (fiber product)
linen (material)
Handkerchief
Handkerchief

Inscription

"Violet LWW Sachet & Hankie" (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

1299.171

Maker

Whitney's Linen Store (Retailer)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.171.1AB-.3

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Buffalo (Erie county, New York state)