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Sheer white linen square handkerchief

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Sheer white linen square handkerchief with rounded corners, deep border design of pendent bell shaped blossoms embroidered with white linen thread, background of embroidery formed by Valenciennes lace insertion, Valenciennes lace edging around border.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Miss Ida F. Robbins

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

39.5 x 40 cm (15 9/16 x 15 3/4 in. )

Accession Number

50.2384

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes