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Large square handkerchief of white mull

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Hemstitched outer border, inner border embroidered with white linen thread, stylized floral design with large palmette form in each corner and many minute curling stems and berries in interspaces.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Dexter

Indian, mid-19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

44.7 x 44.2 cm (17 5/8 x 17 3/8 in. )

Accession Number

51.2560

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery and lace stitches

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes