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Handkerchief

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Large square handkerchief of fine white linen with deep hemstitched border, inner border embroidered with white linen thread of minute vine bearing alternately three leaves and oval blossom; a number of small brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

French, first half 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

66.5 x 59 cm (26 3/16 x 23 1/4 in. )

Accession Number

53.265

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton Embroidery and hemstitch

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes