Large square handkerchief of white mull

Indian
mid-19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

44.7 x 44.2 cm (17 5/8 x 17 3/8 in. )

Accession Number

51.2560

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery and lace stitches

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Hemstitched outer border, inner border embroidered with white linen thread, stylized floral design with large palmette form in each corner and many minute curling stems and berries in interspaces.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Dexter