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Large square handkerchief

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Large sheer white linen square handkerchief, outer edges embroidered with white linen thread in minute eyelet sprig and small pointed scallops, in each corner an embroidered scene in small scale, fisherman, peacock, stork and a fox, and a beekeeper (?); finely mended in many places, cracks and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

67 x 67 cm (26 3/8 x 26 3/8 in. )

Accession Number

49.273

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton and linen Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes