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Handkerchief (Switzerland), 20th century

This is a Handkerchief. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved roller on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Penelope McCain. It is credited Gift of Penelope McCain.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 39.1 x 41 cm (15 3/8 x 16 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Handkerchief (Switzerland), 20th century; cotton; H x W: 39.1 x 41 cm (15 3/8 x 16 1/8 in.); Gift of Penelope McCain; 1986-40-28

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.

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