A large square handkerchief

Filipino
19th century


Object Place: Philippine

Dimensions

54.3 x 54.3 cm (21 3/8 x 21 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.596

Medium or Technique

Piña cloth with drawn-work and cotton embroidery

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A large square handkerchief of piña cloth with round area of plain piña in center, rest of handkerchief finely embroidered in deep border design of lotuses (?) and grape vines against drawn-work background, outer border of drawn-work with repeat of highly stylized plant; many small brown spots.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears