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Handkerchief

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Large square white linen handkerchief, trimmed with narrow flounce of darned net, deep hemstiched border with five hemstitched squares in one corner; a few small brown stains, a few small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Wheeler

French, First half 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

69 x 70.2 cm (27 3/16 x 27 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.1098

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidered linen net ruffle

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes