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Square handkerchief with rounded corners, sheer white linen center, border design embroidered with white linen of repeat of bell shape filled with open-work stitches, in one corner initials EBI elaborately embroidered in rectangular medallions, outer border of narrow Valenciennes lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

French, second half 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

35.3 x 36 cm (13 7/8 x 14 3/16 in. )

Accession Number

53.270

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton Embroidery and linen bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes