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Handkerchief

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White handkerchief printed in black with circular and oval medallions of allegorical scenes of seasons and times of day with central medallion of "Plenty", narrow border of bell flowers

Inscription

Printed in black, clockwise from upper left: "Morning Spring Noon Autumn Night Winter Evening Summer", in center: "Plenty"

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

English, used in America, early 19th century

Place of Use

probably New England, United States

Place of Manufacture

England

Dimensions

51.1 x 59 cm (20 1/8 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1818

Medium or Technique

Plate-printed cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes