Object ID
1993.19.2
Object Name
Handkerchief
Measurements
40.1650200000 cm. W x 44.9275200000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
Silk
Object Entities
Georgas, Theodore (owned by)
Godellas, William (is related to)
Godellas, Elaine (is related to)
Georgas, Theodore (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
Silk handkerchief with a peach hem. It has green, peach and lavender stripes on white silk. There are three thick green stripes together going vertically, with a lighter lavender stripe, and three lighter green stripes with a light peach stripe going horizontally. Pink monogram in corner within a heart. The monogram has letters in it.
Origin
This handkerchief belonged to Theodore J. Georgas, father of Elaine Georges Godellas, who came to America in 1909. It is unknown whether the handkerchief is American or Greek.
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Citation
Handkerchief, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5633. Accessed 11/26/20.