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Large square sheer white handkerchief

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Edged with bobbin lace, small scale floral arrangement embroidered in each corner, in part in lace stitches, minute floral sprig with embroidered repeat as outer border; many breaks and small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret A. Revere and Miss Anna P. Revere, in memory of Mary C. Rogers

French, mid-19th century

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53.2 x 54 cm (20 15/16 x 21 1/4 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and linen Bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts