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Fragment of wedding handkerchief
Fragment of wedding handkerchief
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk
Dimensions:
29 x 43 cm (11 7/16 x 16 15/16 in.)
Object Type:
Accession Number:
X2001.547
Acquisition Date:
2001-12-31
Credit Line:

Museum collection

Fragment of a silk jacquard wedding handkerchief on paper with inscription:
"Piece of a wedding handkerchief made by a family of Dutch weavers who settled there in Pioneer Days. These handkerchiefs were also used to tie up the faces(?) of the dead for burial."

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.