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A square handkerchief

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A sheer white linen square handkerchief with deeply and elaborately scalloped edges, in each corner a pendent spray of berries and rosette-like blossoms and decorative leaves and heavy bunches of grapes falling into scallops of edge, corner designs and scallops embroidered with white linen...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edna W. True

French, first half of 19th century

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47 x 43.9 cm (18 1/2 x 17 5/16 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton Embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts