To dream of handkerchiefs, denotes flirtations and contingent affairs.
To lose one, omens a broken engagement through no fault of yours.
To see torn ones, foretells that lovers' quarrels will reach such straitsthat reconciliation will be improbable if not impossible.
To see them soiled, foretells that you will be corruptedby indiscriminate associations.
To see pure white ones in large lots, foretells that you will resistthe insistent flattery of unscrupulous and evil-minded persons,and thus gain entrance into high relations with love and matrimony.
To see them colored, denotes that while your engagements may not bestrictly moral, you will manage them with such ingenuity that theywill elude opprobrium.
If you see silk handkerchiefs, it denotes that your pleasingand magnetic personality will shed its radiating cheerfulnessupon others, making for yourself a fortunate existence.
For a young woman to wave adieu or a recognition with her handkerchief,or see others doing this, denotes that she will soon make a questionablepleasure trip, or she may knowingly run the gauntlet of disgrace to securesome fancied pleasure.