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Handkerchief

Irish
Second half 19th century


Dimensions

39 x 39 cm (15 3/8 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16.378

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen Youghal Point needlepoint lace

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Irish Point. The design of large leaves ending in scrolls, sprays of flowers, etc., are joined with button-holed bars or brides with picots on them, worked with coarse thread. Mounted on a fine piece of linen.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland