Large handkerchief

Swiss (Friedau)
1775


Object Place: Friedau, Germany

Dimensions

102.5 x 111.5 cm (40 3/8 x 43 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.4038

Medium or Technique

Cotton print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

(see last three lines in cartouche upper left). Signed under rule in lower left cartouche: Louis mireur (?) Large handkerchief. Map of Poland, Lithuania and East Prussia, printed in crimson ink; narrow tan border surrounded by a row crimson flowers and leaves. Much torn, patched and darned; holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell