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Sheer white linen square handkerchief

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Sheer white linen square handkerchief with hemstitched borderd, inner border of embroidered rosettes appliquéd. in one corner in ink: Mary Burnham June 20, 1863.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope Noyes

French, About 1863

Object Place

France

Dimensions

42.2 x 43.5 cm (16 5/8 x 17 1/8 in. )

Accession Number

52.455

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery appliques and Hemstitched

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes