Blessed Hankies (Pair)
A pretty pair of extraordinary get well greeting cards have survived and are rendered to cotton squares that catch sneezes and teardrops with "God Bless You". This well-wish originated in the 6th century when the bubonic plague claimed the lives of many.
Pope Gregory the Great beseeched the people to utter this protective request at the symptomatic signs of illness.
- 10 x 9 1/2".
- Machine wash.
from staten island
May 15, 2018
The hankies were sweet and very pretty. The only thing I was a little disappointed in was the gift wrapping. The gift box was very flimsy, the gift wrap was not attractive, and the box was poorly wrapped. I'll stick with my own wrapping next time...