Handkerchief

American, English textile
first quarter of the 19th century


Place of Manufacture: England (textile); Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

46.6 x 58 cm (18 3/8 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.611

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Handkerchief printed with small red star motifs and floral border, “E B W” cross-stitched with blue thread

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout