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Large handkerchief

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(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

German (Friedau), 1775

Object Place

Friedau, Germany


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

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Medium or Technique

Cotton print


Textiles and Fashion Arts