Sheer white linen handkerchief

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

41 x 40.2 cm (16 1/8 x 15 13/16 in. )

Accession Number

52.456

Medium or Technique

Linen with Hemstitch and cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Narrow outer border, hemstitched, repeat of two eyelet dots in border, outer edge of border in small scallops, small floral spray with rosette-like blossom in each corner, corner designs connected by repeat of two embroidered dots; on back of border in one corner in ink: F Waldo.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope Noyes