Lace handkerchief

American
about 1835


Dimensions

36.4 x 35.9 cm (14 5/16 x 14 1/8 in. )

Accession Number

28.833

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton embroidered linen net

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small circular center of plain linen, edged with machine-made net of white cotton. Design: meandering floral sprays, run with white cotton and linen thread. “This lace was made by Farah (Chase) Cornell of Newport, Rhode Island, about 1835,” the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Paulina Davies Gragg