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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


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

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Medium or Technique

Linen and linen bobbin lace with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts