Handkerchief

English, used in America
early 19th century


Place of Manufacture: England; Place of Use: United States, probably New England

Dimensions

51.1 x 59 cm (20 1/8 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1818

Medium or Technique

Plate-printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White handkerchief printed in black with circular and oval medallions of allegorical scenes of seasons and times of day with central medallion of “Plenty”, narrow border of bell flowers

Inscription

Printed in black, clockwise from upper left: "Morning Spring Noon Autumn Night Winter Evening Summer", in center: "Plenty"

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone