White linen handkerchief

French
mid-19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

52.1656

Medium or Technique

Linen with printing and cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White linen handkerchief with hemstitiched border and design, in part printed, in part embroidered of slightly serpentine lines crossing to formd inner border with sprays of wheat in corners, outlines of design printed in black with details embroidered with red, and faded blue.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marjorie W. Childs