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Sheer white linen handkerchief

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Narrow outer border, hemstitched, repeat of two eyelet dots in border, outer edge of border in small scallops, small floral spray with rosette-like blossom in each corner, corner designs connected by repeat of two embroidered dots; on back of border in one corner in ink: F Waldo.

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Gift of Miss Penelope Noyes

French, 19th century

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41 x 40.2 cm (16 1/8 x 15 13/16 in. )

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Linen with Hemstitch and cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts