Square sheer white linen handkerchief

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

39.2 x 39 cm (15 7/16 x 15 3/8 in. )

Accession Number

50.2386

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and cotton Valenciennes lace

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Square sheer white linen handkerchief, border design embroidered with white linen thread of small oval dots and rosette-like minute blossoms, inner border of lozenges made of insertions of Valenciennes lace each with a central appliqué embroidered leaf, edged with Valenciennes lace ruffle; several darned spots.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Miss Ida F. Robbins