Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
1870s - early 20th century
A square handkerchief made of machine-woven off-white linen or cotton with scalloped edges. The handkerchief is machine-embroidered in silk around the borders with a design of two zigzags running parallel with each other and small dots between the zigzag lines and above the inner line. At the peak of each scallop is a heart with a flower growing from its center. There is a floral spray of seven (7) flowers in each corner.