Handkerchief

Belgian (Brussels)
late 19th to early 20th century


Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 30.5 cm (12 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1584

Medium or Technique

Linen bobbin lace and cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small square lace handkerchief of fine cotton with deep bobbin lace border stitched around edges, border patterned with fleur-de-lis at the corners and with the initials “AMS”.

Provenance

By 1924, in collection of A. Di Segni, Nice; 1924, purchased from Di Segni by Mrs. J. P. Morgan; by inheritance to Mrs. Frances Pennoyer; by inheritance to donors; gift of donors to the MFA (December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of the daughters of Frances T. Pennoyer