COLLECTION: Costume Accessories

Results 524 to 524 of 529

Handkerchief

1785-1815
Origin: Probably England, Worn in New York, Albany
OH: 50 in.; OW: 50 1/2 in.; Selvage width: 50 in.
Cotton
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 2018-203
A very large white cotton handkerchief that was block printed to shape. A running flower boarder encloses four sides of the handkerchief. Each corner has a centered flower motif and the middle is filled with a small bud sprig or strawberry.

Worn in Albany, New York.
Provenance:Sold at Kerry Taylor Auctions, June 18, 2018
Ex. Collection of Cora Ginesburg
Puchased from the Ten-Eyck family of Albany