Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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handkerchief
  • United States
  • handkerchief, circa 1835
  • Where object was made: United States
  • linen, lace
  • Object Length/Width: 71.1 x 66 cm
    Object Length/Width: 28 x 26 in
  • Gift of Miss Agnes Thompson
  • Not on display
  • 1946.0049
Description

Large, white linen handkerchief with a small border of drawn work and handmade lace with cordonnet around the edge. It has an oval wreath of flowers with the name "Mary Thompson" stamped in one corner with brown ink.