Sheer white linen square handkerchief

French
mid-19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

40.8 x 40.3 cm (16 1/16 x 15 7/8 in. )

Accession Number

50.761

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Border design of small-scale maple leaves with larger multi-lobed checkerboard leaves, in one corner initials MB, embroidered with white linen thread in variety of fine stitches, two holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr., and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop