Handkerchief

French
Third quarter 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

42 x 41.5 cm (16 9/16 x 16 5/16 in. )

Accession Number

54.1405

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen Valenciennes lace and cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A fine white linen square handkerchief with rounded corners, deep border design of sprays of flowers and wreaths embroidered with small-scale roses and twisting ribbon bands, edges with Valenciennes lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jessie Gordon Sherman in memory of her mother, Jessie Gordon Sherman