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Handkerchief with round sheer white linen center and very deep border of bobbin lace in design of ferns, apples, and other stylized fruits and flowers. This handkerchief was a gift to Mrs. Fairchild on the occasion of her marriage, August 1868.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Sally Fairchild, in memory of her mother, Mrs. Charles Fairchild

Flemish (Brussels), second half of 19th century

Object Place

Brussels, Flanders

Dimensions

36.6 x 35.5 cm (14 7/16 x 14 in. )

Accession Number

48.168

Medium or Technique

Linen and linen bobbin lace with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes