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Handkerchief, 1883

This is a Handkerchief. It is dated 1883 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is silk and its technique is jacquard woven twill. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by American Textile History Museum. It is credited American Textile History Museum Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 53.3 × 53.3 cm (21 × 21 in.)

It is inscribed

Woven inscription: Brooklyn Bridge Opened May 24, 1883

Cite this object as

Handkerchief, 1883; Previously owned by Marsha Miller ; silk; H x W: 53.3 × 53.3 cm (21 × 21 in.); American Textile History Museum Collection; 2016-35-72

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