Handkerchief

Handkerchief
Title
Handkerchief
Date 
1893
Medium 
Cloth
Dimensions 
18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.
Description 
A purplish red silk handkerchief with scalloped edges from the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. Embroidery in white in one corner reads "Worlds Fair/ Chicago/ 1893", with floral decoration. It has been embroidered in white on the opposite corner "Harry".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2458
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group