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1955

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1991

  • We acquired this object.

2005

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Handkerchief (Japan)

This is a Handkerchief. It is dated 1980 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

  • Handkerchief
  • cotton.
  • American Textile History Museum Collection.
  • 2016-35-74

Its dimensions are

H x W: 39.1 x 40 cm (15 3/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

(printed paper label pasted onto fabric) MADE IN JAPAN, small logo of a squirrel titled "BUNNY"

Cite this object as

Handkerchief (Japan); cotton; H x W: 39.1 x 40 cm (15 3/8 x 15 3/4 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1991-135-1

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