There is one other image of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

1974

  • We acquired this object.

2002

2015

2020

  • You found it!

Handkerchief, 19th century

This is a Handkerchief. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is linen, cotton and its technique is cotton embroidery on linen plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection.

Its dimensions are

34.5 x 34.5 cm (13 9/16 x 13 9/16 in. )

Cite this object as

Handkerchief, 19th century; linen, cotton; 34.5 x 34.5 cm (13 9/16 x 13 9/16 in. ); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1974-100-24

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18482627/ |title=Handkerchief, 19th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=6 June 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>