Handkerchief

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

39.5 x 38.7 cm (15 9/16 x 15 1/4 in. )

Accession Number

53.272

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and hemstitch

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White linen handkerchief with triple hemstitched border, initials EBI in one corner embroidered with white linen thread, in part in open-work stitches, and surrounded by minute floral sprays; several brownish stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates