Handkerchief, embroidered signatures of English & Australian cricketers - early twentieth century

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Accessory/Handkerchief
Date Used
Circa 1907
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Object Detail

Brief Description
White linen cloth, with the signatures of early-twentieth-century English and Australian cricketers stitched in red thread. The cloth is square shaped and has a frilly, lace border about ten centimetres in. Within the centre are stitched the signatures of several cricketers including some which are dated: W G Grace is dated 1902, and Frank Laver is dated 1906. The item has been stretched and fixed to white card with a window mount.
(mounted): H: 895 W: 865 D: 5mm (H: 35 1/4 W: 34 1/16 D: 3/16")
Date Used
Circa 1907
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Andrew J Bell.




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