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Object Name Handkerchief
Catalog Number 0985.12.00023c
Description One of three (3) white handkerchiefs made of cotton and linen. This one has punchwork with scalloped edge and floral medallions in each corner and is monogrammed "E L B." The three handkerchiefs are associated with a fichu (.23).
Owned Emily Battle Blount
Made Emily Battle Blount
Provenance The fichu and handkerchiefs are examples of needlework done by Mrs. Emily Battle Blount of Texas during the war. Mrs. Anne Seale Harris was the Texas Room Vice-Regent and the granddaughter of the maker.
People Blount, Emily Battle