Large square sheer white handkerchief

French
mid-19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

53.2 x 54 cm (20 15/16 x 21 1/4 in. )

Accession Number

52.1350

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and linen Bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Edged with bobbin lace, small scale floral arrangement embroidered in each corner, in part in lace stitches, minute floral sprig with embroidered repeat as outer border; many breaks and small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret A. Revere and Miss Anna P. Revere, in memory of Mary C. Rogers