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Flemish, Mechlin, second half 19th century. Handkerchief; sheer white linen center, deep outer border of bobbin lace in twisting ribbon design flanked by minute stylized flowers, inner narrow border of bobbin lace in design of mintue rosette-like flowers, in one corner an embroidered elaborate...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

Flemish (Mechlin), second half 19th century

Object Place

Mechlin, Flemish


37.7 x 38.2 cm (14 13/16 x 15 1/16 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts