Large square linen handkerchief

American
First half 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

59.2 x 57.6 cm (23 5/16 x 22 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1780

Medium or Technique

Linen plain-weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Large square linen handkerchief with narrow hemmed border, in one corner in ink: C Shallcross; a number of small brown spots, entire handkerchief yellowed. Note on paper pinned to hem: Grandmothers Clothes Shallcross, initials CUS.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grosvenor Calkins