Handkerchief

French (Valenciennes)
mid-19th century


Object Place: Valenciennes, France

Dimensions

45.2 x 42 cm (17 13/16 x 16 9/16 in. )

Accession Number

59.175

Medium or Technique

Linen with bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Central octafoil of fine tabby linen. Wide border, curved at corners, showing rose sprays and garlands on a lozenge mesh ground. Narrow outermost border shows repeated spray of three leaves and two rosettes, connected by three narrow bands of conventional ornament. Excellent condition.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Andrew B. McClary