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

Object Number: 
1952.352
Date: 
1820-1825
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 23 x 25 in. ( 2.5 x 58.4 x 63.5 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: lower right corner: " P * C"
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.
Gallery Label: 
This kerchief was made on a spinning wheel and loom by Phoebe Comstock, a half-sister of Mary Reed who married Thomas Edgerley on April 23, 1826.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Melvin Edgerley Robbins
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group