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Handkerchief, late 19th century

This is a Handkerchief. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is linen and its technique is embroidered. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. R. Keith Kane. It is credited Gift of Mrs. R. Keith Kane from the estate of Mrs. Robert B. Noyes.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 44 × 44 cm (17 5/16 × 17 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Handkerchief, late 19th century; linen; H x W: 44 × 44 cm (17 5/16 × 17 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. R. Keith Kane from the estate of Mrs. Robert B. Noyes; 1951-60-4

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