Handkerchief

Flemish
about 1884


Dimensions

39 x 38.5 cm (15 3/8 x 15 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .38 x .38

Accession Number

34.152

Medium or Technique

Linen; point and bobbin, mixed

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Center: fine white linen. Ground (of lace): fine needlepoint mesh (point de gaze). Design: leaves and clusters of small flowers, bobbin-made; with small raised circles, and an undulating band decorated with circles, in needlepoint.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Waldo Lincoln Pevear in memory of her mother Mrs. Timothy Munroe Rhodes