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Handkerchief of piña cloth

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Handkerchief of pina cloth with outer deep border of drawn work with minute quatre-foil and pointed scalloped edge, inner border in shadow work and drawn stitches of stylized floral sprays against a ribbon-like serpentine.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

Filipino, 19th century

Object Place

Philippine

Dimensions

58 x 57.8 cm (22 13/16 x 22 3/4 in. )

Accession Number

52.1200

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes