This week, we find out more about the history of the handkerchief - a small square of material usually used to blow your nose. Edwina Ehrmann who is curator at the Museum of London tells us about some other uses for handkerchiefs over the centuries.
Words and expressions from the programme
a small square of material used to blow your nose
something that someone has that shows their importance in society
a custom that has been going on for a long time
tobacco in powder form
to remove liquid by pressing a piece of material on it
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