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Handkerchief (Cuba), early–mid-20th century

This is a Handkerchief. It is dated early–mid-20th century and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is silk on linen and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 32 x 31 cm (12 5/8 x 12 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Handkerchief (Cuba), early–mid-20th century; silk on linen; H x W: 32 x 31 cm (12 5/8 x 12 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim; 1947-47-16

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