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Lace handkerchief

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Small circular center of plain linen, edged with machine-made net of white cotton. Design: meandering floral sprays, run with white cotton and linen thread. "This lace was made by Farah (Chase) Cornell of Newport, Rhode Island, about 1835," the donor.

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Gift of Mrs. Paulina Davies Gragg

American, about 1835


36.4 x 35.9 cm (14 5/16 x 14 1/8 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton embroidered linen net


Textiles and Fashion Arts