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Large linen handkerchief

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Large sheer white linen square handkerchief with rounded edges, in each corner a bouquet of variety of flowers, minute triple inner border of grape vine, eyelet dots and quatre-foils; several darned places; a number of minute breaks.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Theresa and MIss Elizabeth Blake

French, second quarter of 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

44 x 43 cm (17 5/16 x 16 15/16 in. )

Accession Number

50.471

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes