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Small square lace handkerchief of fine cotton with deep bobbin lace border stitched around edges, border patterned with fleur-de-lis at the corners and with the initials "AMS".

Provenance

By 1924, in collection of A. Di Segni, Nice; 1924, purchased from Di Segni by Mrs. J. P. Morgan; by inheritance to Mrs. Frances Pennoyer; by inheritance to donors; gift of donors to the MFA (December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of the daughters of Frances T. Pennoyer

Belgian (Brussels), late 19th to early 20th century

Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 30.5 cm (12 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1584

Medium or Technique

Linen bobbin lace and cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes