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Title: White monogrammed handkerchief

Accession Number: 2005.34.171
Type: handkerchief
Maker: Malfred
Place: USA, CA
Date: before 1883
Materials: linen
Description: Handkerchief; White monogrammed handkerchief, before 1883; from the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); white linen handkerchief with embroidered monogrammed "N" in one corner, surrounded by embroidered border of flowers; handkerchief folded and held in a floral printed paper sleeve; most likely belonged to Nellie Mears, sent to her by Richard C. Mears on February 2, 1883 from California; printed on back of card "TREASURE MASTERS/ 10 NP 12/ Minneapolis U.S.A."; two stickers on handkerchief; printed on sticker one "Malfred"; printed on sticker two "PURE LINEN/ COTTON DECORATION/ MADE IN CHINA".

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