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Handkerchief; fine white linen handkerchief with deep embroidered border in design of conventionalized pansies, rosettes and minute trefoil vine; pointed, scalloped edges; several breaks in linen ground; backed with transparo at MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. D. Wilmarth Cressey, in memory of Mrs. Robert de Wolfe Sampson

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

31.7 x 31.5 cm (12 1/2 x 12 3/8 in. )

Accession Number

53.524

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes