Handkerchief

Filipino
1800–50


Object Place: Philippines

Dimensions

49.8 x 52 cm (19 5/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

56.136

Medium or Technique

Piña cloth embroidery and drawnwork

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Piña ground with drawnwork border and corner motifs. Large plain circle in center surrounded by conventionalized rose vines issuing from small bouquets in the corners. These motifs, as well as the leaf pattern in the border, are embroidered with fine white cotton. Brown stains in middle of one side.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary T. Spooner