Kerchief: blue check w/initials P.C. in corner

Kerchief: blue check w/initials P.C. in corner
Title
Kerchief: blue check w/initials P.C. in corner
Date 
1820-1825
Medium 
Linen
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 23 x 25 in. ( 2.5 x 58.4 x 63.5 cm )
Description 
Spun and woven linen kerchief with a blue and white check pattern; blue band along each side; embroidered intials P. C. in lower right corner.
Credit Line 
Gift of Melvin Edgerley Robbins
Object Number 
1952.352
Marks 
embroidered: lower right corner: " P * C"
Gallery Label 
This kerchief was made on a spinning wheel and weaving machine by Phoebe Comstock, a half sister of Mary Reed who married Thomas Edgerley on April 23, 1826.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group