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White linen handkerchief with triple hemstitched border, initials EBI in one corner embroidered with white linen thread, in part in open-work stitches, and surrounded by minute floral sprays; several brownish stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

39.5 x 38.7 cm (15 9/16 x 15 1/4 in. )

Accession Number

53.272

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and hemstitch

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes