first half 19th century
Object Place: France
42.5 x 41.5 cm (16 3/4 x 16 5/16 in. )
Medium or Technique
Linen; probably embroidery originally (now missing), drawn-work or hem-stitching
Not On View
Large sheer white linen handkerchief with narrow drawn-work border, edge probably trimmed with lace or embroidery (now missing) originally; a few darned spots, minor spots and stains. Belonged to Mrs. Salma Hale.
Gift of Mary Newbold Patterson Hale, (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale)