About this object

  • ID:

    50.82/1219

  • Production date:

    1912

  • Location:

    In Store

  • White cotton embroidered handkerchief gifted to Janie Terrero by Cissie Wilcox and her fellow window-smashing Suffragettes incarcerated in Holloway Prison. The handkerchief 'worked in Holloway' on 28th January 1912, includes the embroidered names, in purple and green silk, of those prisoners that were sentenced 'at the sessions to 2 months imprisonment' in December 1911. It appears to have been produced as a thank-you to Janie Terrero, and may be associated with her donation of a Christmas hamper to Holloway prisoners, referred to in Votes for Women December 1911. It is almost certainly to have been embroidered by Cissie Wilcox who signs the panel at the bottom.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 355 mm; W 355 mm

  • Materials

    cotton fibre

  • Last Updated

    2019-03-28

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