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Handkerchief

French
first half 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

42.5 x 41.5 cm (16 3/4 x 16 5/16 in. )

Accession Number

53.310

Medium or Technique

Linen; probably embroidery originally (now missing), drawn-work or hem-stitching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Newbold Patterson Hale, (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale)