Handkerchief

Object Number: 
2002.1.1940
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.
Description: 
A white silk handkerchief from the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. In one corner is a scene printed in reddish brown of Columbus and his crew standing on a shore holding banners and the words "Souvenir/ World's Fair/ Chicago/ 1492-1892/ Landing of Columbus".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group