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Handkerchief with sheer white linen center, deep border of bobbin lace in design of curving floral sprays suggesting a serpentine, large flowers in each corner pointing into center; linen center stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

English, second half 19th century

Object Place

Honiton, England

Dimensions

39 x 39 cm (15 3/8 x 15 3/8 in. )

Accession Number

53.267

Medium or Technique

Linen Bobbin Lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes