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handkerchief (small piece of sheet)
  • United States
  • handkerchief (small piece of sheet), 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • linen
  • Gift of Miss Anne Neill
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0015
Description

Handwoven, coarse handkerchief in half bleached linen. The handkerchief is undecorated with a handsewn hem.
Old card: Small piece of a sheet which was brought to Kansas in the 1850s by a Mrs. Hursbay. Now hemmed with 1/4" hem, partly by hand and partly by machine. Received 6/4/1937