Large sheer white linen handkerchief

French
Second half 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

64.5 x 64.2 cm (25 3/8 x 25 1/4 in. )

Accession Number

51.2417

Medium or Technique

Linen plain-weave printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Large sheer white linen handkerchief (square) with deep hemstitched border spray of grasses, cat-o’nine- tails, and small lily-like blossoms, rosette like sprigs around larger spray; one long tear mended; several darned places, several small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Kenneth Bacon Bond