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Handkerchief of piña cloth

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Handkerchief of pina cloth with outer border of drawn-work, inner border of stylized grape vine with outlines and many details embroidered with white linen thread and centers of leaves and other large motives in drawn-work; in ink in one corner: Sarah Louise Estes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope Noyes

Filipino, 19th century

Object Place

Philippine

Dimensions

40.2 x 40.7 cm (15 13/16 x 16 in. )

Accession Number

52.458

Medium or Technique

Pineapple leaf fiber (piña), plain-weave with cotton embroidery and drawn work

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes