Handkerchief

Object Number: 
2002.1.2458
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group