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A large handkerchief of white sheer cotton

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A large handkerchief of white sheer cotton with printed design on border and corners, border of leaves alternately solid and feathery in picotage; in each corner a spray of clover, bunches of leaves and other small flowers; printed with red, blue, and black; several small brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, First half 19th century

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64.5 x 58.5 cm (25 3/8 x 23 1/16 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts