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Handkerchief

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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

American, late 18th to early 19th century

Place of Manufacture

Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

possibly United States (textile)

Place of Use

Lexington, 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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes