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A large linen square handkerchief

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A large white linen square handkerchief with hemstitched outer border and inner border printed with brown and tan, in design of zig-zag outlines; somewhat stained; in one corner in ink: Mary Lee.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Francis Wilson Lee

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

United States


52 x 54.5 cm (20 1/2 x 21 7/16 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Linen with printing and hemstitch


Textiles and Fashion Arts