Vintage handkerchiefs .... They're more than just an accessory to wipe hands, face or nose. Hankies provide ladies a year-round and endless decorative bouquet often wrapped in lace trim or scalloped or hand rolled edges. Collect handkerchiefs and you're also collecting memories of people, places and special moments in life. And one of the best features of a hanky collection ... they're small, lightweight and fit easily in any drawer!
A beautiful blue handkerchief that is decorated corner to corner with large white dogwood flowers, their rich brown stems and green leaves adding depth to the hanky's appeal. Finished with a white machine stitched hem, this hanky measures 13" x 13-1/4". There is a small shallow section of slight discoloration (about 1/2" long) at the hem near one corner, so subtle you're not likely to notice it unless you're looking for it. Appearing near new, there is no label to indicate fa..
This sweet vintage handkerchief offers a sweet floral bouquet with a wide blue border that frames three large yellow chrysanthemum flowers, accented by tiny flower buds. Hanky has no tags or other markings, but appears to be cotton and has a white rolled edge. In excellent condition, with no stains, holes or frayed edges. Measures approx. 13-1/2" wide. ..
Sweet vintage Christmas handkerchief, its scalloped edges decorated with Christmas holly and each corner resembling a holly wreath, finished with a red flaming candle at its center. At each wreath top is a red bow, the bow loops done in cut-out fashion. (The last four photos show each of the corners.) This handkerchief has no labeling, but I'm rather certain it is cotton.
In great vintage condition, appearing to have never been used, and with no stains or holes, but there i..
If your sweetheart lady is one to love vintage hankies and is also a December baby, this Christmas poinsettia handkerchief birthday greeting card is sure to win her heart! The Treasure Masters birthday card handkerchief sleeve is embossed with red roses and other flowers, while the hanky itself has Christmas poinsettias around the edges and happy Santa on the inner segments. Hanky has oval All Cotton - Made In Philippines tag, along with the Sears, Roebuck & C..
Vintage all cotton embroidered hanky featuring a pink trimmed scalloped edge and red and pink roses at each corner, with two corners finished with a single long-stem rose, the other two corners filled with a spanning bouquet. Handkerchief is crisp, clean, and in well-preserved, excellent condition, measuring 10-5/8" square. Retains a golden yellow oval label marked RN 14750 - All Cotton - Made in Switzerland...
Vintage embroidered Christmas Santa & bell handkerchief, featuring Santa Claus hanging from the ribbon to a bell, with clippings of holly to add to the festive appeal. I acquired this hanky in this case, but can't state with certainty that the case is its original packaging. Oval yellow label confirms that it was made in Switzerland and is all cotton, while the price tag ($0.39) would suggest it dates to the early 1960s.In good condition, with no holes or fraye..