A sheer white linen handkerchief

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

40 x 40 cm (15 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. )

Accession Number

50.3411

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and Hemstitch

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A sheer white linen handkerchief, hemstitched border, in each corner a curved flower filled bridge, beneath bridge a powder of minute leaves, same minute leaves embroidered with white linen thread in variety of stitches including a few lace stitches, originally edged with lace, only stitch marks remain; several small breaks and holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman