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Object Name HANDKERCHIEF
Catalog Number 0985.08.00022
Description The handkerchief is white linen with red thread edging. The edge was rolled and whipped with red stitching. Some stitches are missing from the stitching, and a black substance similar to tar or rubber has stained the fabric.
Dimensions W-16.5 L-14.25 inches
Owned Philip Daingerfield Stephenson
Owner Regiment 13th Arkansas Infantry, Co. A
5th Co., Washington Artillery of New Orleans
Made unidentified girl of New Orleans, Louisiana
Provenance A young lady of New Orleans made this handkerchief for P.D.S. [Philip Daingerfield Stephenson] a Private in the 5th Co., Washington Artillery of New Orleans. The handkerchief was for use at special (or "dress") occasions.
People Stephenson, Philip Daingerfield
unidentified girl
unidentified child
unidentified woman
Subjects girls
children
civilians
women
gifts