Handkerchief of piña cloth

Filipino
second quarter of 19th century


Object Place: Phillipines

Dimensions

40.8 x 40.5 cm (16 1/16 x 15 15/16 in. )

Accession Number

50.472

Medium or Technique

Pineapple leaf fiber (piña), plain-weave with cotton embroidery and drawn-work

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Square handkerchief of piña cloth with outer border of drawn-work and lines of dots, small heart shaped rosettes embroidered with white linen thread over drawn-work inner border, embroidered with white linen thread of round wreath of minute stylized blossoms and deeply serrated leaves.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Theresa and MIss Elizabeth Blake