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Sheer white linen square handkerchief

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Border design of small-scale maple leaves with larger multi-lobed checkerboard leaves, in one corner initials MB, embroidered with white linen thread in variety of fine stitches, two holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr., and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop

French, mid-19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

40.8 x 40.3 cm (16 1/16 x 15 7/8 in. )

Accession Number

50.761

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes