Sheer white linen square handkerchief

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

39.5 x 40 cm (15 9/16 x 15 3/4 in. )

Accession Number

50.2384

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sheer white linen square handkerchief with rounded corners, deep border design of pendent bell shaped blossoms embroidered with white linen thread, background of embroidery formed by Valenciennes lace insertion, Valenciennes lace edging around border.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Miss Ida F. Robbins