Commemorative printed silk panel: 18th century
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Commemorative printed silk panel. The inscription on the top reads: 'Printed on river Thames in the Great Frost which began in the month of January 1739-40'. The subject of the print is national costumes from around the world. This silk panel is an early example of a souvenir handkerchief.
1739 AD - 1740 AD