"Santa Claus" handkerchief

American
late 19th or early 20th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

27 x 32.2 cm (10 5/8 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.158

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton ground with figure of Santa Claus printed in black holding a Christmas tree and walking over a smoke-filled cityscape preceded by a black cat. Red check border. Holes, a few stains, and frayed edges. Framed and glazed.

Credit Line

Bequest of Frank C. Doble