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Handkerchief, Silk, 1840–60

This is a Handkerchief. It is dated 1840–60 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Cora Ginsburg. It is credited Gift of Cora Ginsburg.

Its dimensions are

Warp: 21cm. (8 1/4 in. ) by weft (selvedge on right) 28cm (11in.)

Cite this object as

Handkerchief, Silk, 1840–60; England; cotton; Warp: 21cm. (8 1/4 in. ) by weft (selvedge on right) 28cm (11in.); Gift of Cora Ginsburg; 1986-63-1

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