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Sheer white linen square handkerchief

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Sheer white linen square handkerchief with rounded corners and irregularly scalloped edge, deep border finely embroidered with white linen thread in such a way to frame a circle of plain linen in center of handkerchief, design of roses, thistles, and shamrocks, beautifully worked with great...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich

English, mid-19th century

Object Place



40 x 38.7 cm (15 3/4 x 15 1/4 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton Embroidery and lace stitches


Textiles and Fashion Arts