A large linen square handkerchief

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

52 x 54.5 cm (20 1/2 x 21 7/16 in. )

Accession Number

49.462

Medium or Technique

Linen with printing and hemstitch

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A large white linen square handkerchief with hemstitched outer border and inner border printed with brown and tan, in design of zig-zag outlines; somewhat stained; in one corner in ink: Mary Lee.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Francis Wilson Lee