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Handkerchief

Handkerchief

  • Place of origin:

    Shanghai (made)

  • Date:

    1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed silk satin

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Charles Fox, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    T.163-1959

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Handkerchief of printed silk satin. With details of the races for the Spring Meeting of Shanghai Races printed in blue on white satin. The programme of the meeting is dated Tuesday 1st May, 1860. There is a narrow decorative border around the programme, and below are the list of races, the horses and jockeys.

Place of Origin

Shanghai (made)

Date

1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Printed silk satin

Marks and inscriptions

'Printed at the North China Herald Office, Shanghai.'
Inscribed at the bottom

Dimensions

Length: 33.5 cm, Width: 25.5 cm, Length: 13.25 in, Width: 10 in

Descriptive line

Printed silk handkerchief, Shanghai, 1860

Production Note

Printed at the North China Herald Office, Shanghai.

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Textiles; Accessories; Sport

Collection

East Asia Collection

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