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handkerchief
  • United States
  • handkerchief, 1832
  • Where object was made: United States
  • linen, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 40.6 x 40.6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 16 x 16 in
  • Gift of Miss Agnes Thompson
  • Not on display
  • 1946.0048
Description

Linen handkerchief with a fine emroidered leaf design around the edge. The corners are rounded. It has a 1/2" border of two thicknesses of material hemstitched around the edge with embroidered scallops. leaf design at edge.