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Handkerchief

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A fine white linen square handkerchief with rounded corners, deep border design of sprays of flowers and wreaths embroidered with small-scale roses and twisting ribbon bands, edges with Valenciennes lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jessie Gordon Sherman in memory of her mother, Jessie Gordon Sherman

French, Third quarter 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

42 x 41.5 cm (16 9/16 x 16 5/16 in. )

Accession Number

54.1405

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen Valenciennes lace and cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes