Penobscot handkerchief block, 1907

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine


This block was used to make baskets designed to hold handkerchiefs.

It has the following inscription: "Mrs. Peter Ranco, Castine, Me, July 23, 1907, Made by Peter Ranco."

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About This Item

  • Title: Penobscot handkerchief block, 1907
  • Creator: Ranco, Peter
  • Creation Date: 1907-07-23
  • Subject Date: 1907
  • Town: Castine
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood
  • Local Code: HM 3372
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
(207) 581-1902

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