Handkerchief

American
late 18th to early 19th century


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

Dimensions

67.1 x 71.2 cm (26 7/16 x 28 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.845

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Handkerchief with white ground and printed black grid and black and brown stripe border

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone