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A sheer white linen handkerchief

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A sheer white linen handkerchief with double border of Valenciennes lace, in center a wreath of wheat and grape vines, fruits of the harvest encircling central initial F; several brownish stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

French, mid-19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

34.6 x 36.3 cm (13 5/8 x 14 5/16 in. )

Accession Number

52.1481

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and cotton Valenciennes lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes