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A square kerchief of white silk gauze

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(now much spotted with brown), designed to be worn folded with point down the back, two sides embroidered with silver metal thread and polychrome silks in solidly worked border design of closely massed blossoms and leaves, narrow silver looped fringe sewn in scallops on edges below embroidered...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Eastman

French, 18th century

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77.5 x 76 cm (30 1/2 x 29 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered


Textiles and Fashion Arts