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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Harriet Tubman, American, 1822 - 1913  Search this
Medium:
probably linen, possibly cotton
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (26.7 x 26.7 cm)
Type:
handkerchiefs
Place used:
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1870s - early 20th century
Description:
A square handkerchief made of machine-woven off-white linen or cotton with cutwork lace edging. One corner of the handkerchief has an additional cutwork motif of a stylized fleur-de-lis.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Blockson
Object number:
2009.50.40.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e6fe7b37-5ffb-4ccf-929d-5ae98e3c501f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.50.40.2