second half 19th century
Object Place: Mechlin, Flemish
37.7 x 38.2 cm (14 13/16 x 15 1/16 in. )
Medium or Technique
Linen with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace
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Flemish, Mechlin, second half 19th century. Handkerchief; sheer white linen center, deep outer border of bobbin lace in twisting ribbon design flanked by minute stylized flowers, inner narrow border of bobbin lace in design of mintue rosette-like flowers, in one corner an embroidered elaborate monogram; linen center full of pin pricks and several holes.
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates