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A sheer white linen handkerchief

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With embroidered scalloped edge, in each corner a simple floral spray and three sprigs embroidered with white linen thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grosvenor Calkins

American, 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

47.4 x 43 cm (18 11/16 x 16 15/16 in. )

Accession Number

52.1793

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes