Handkerchief

French
19th century


Dimensions

40.6 x 39.6 cm (16 x 15 9/16 in. )

Accession Number

28.367

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: fine white linen. Design: in one corner church with dome and two spires, wreathed with flowers. Below arms of Great Britain supported by lion and unicorn, and the words “Londres” and “St. Paul.” Worked in laid stitches, with seed stitch, and a little openwork.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nellie Parney Carter