|Caption||Mid-1800s Leake family handkerchief|
Light tan cotton handkerchief with brown floral stencil design. The handkerchief is from the Armstead Leake collection. The handkerchief was probably once a natural undyed color but has darkened with age and use. The brown floral designs are in alternating rows. One row's design being three groupings of large leaves (tobacco-like), and the other row's design is four groupings of flowers (perhaps tobacco or cotton blooms).
|Year Range from||1840|
|Year Range to||1849|
|Dimensions||W-24 L-20 inches|