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"Santa Claus" handkerchief

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White cotton ground with figure of Santa Claus printed in black holding a Christmas tree and walking over a smoke-filled cityscape preceded by a black cat. Red check border. Holes, a few stains, and frayed edges. Framed and glazed.

Credit Line

Bequest of Frank C. Doble

American, late 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

United States


27 x 32.2 cm (10 5/8 x 12 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts