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Event handkerchief

Date:
early 19th century
Culture:
possibly British
Medium:
Cotton
Dimensions:
L. 23 1/2 x W. 24 1/2 inches 59.7 x 62.2 cm
Classification:
Textiles-Printed
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.109.112
Not on view
The design on this handkerchief is based on a medal with bust of Washington on obverse by Simon Benjamin Duvivier (1730–1819). Examples of this medal in the Museum's collection are 83.2.10–.12, 83.2.20, 07.251.105, and 07.251.34.
Charles Allen Munn (until 1924; bequeathed to MMA)
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