Follow the Thread

a textile & costume history blog from the Design Center at Thomas Jefferson University


  • As we close out another year, we'd like to share some holiday nostalgia from our collection of handkerchiefs. These hankies were donated by Pamela Moses, who, along with her daughter Mary Beth Handler, collected hundreds of handkerchiefs over

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