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Square sheer white linen handkerchief

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Square sheer white linen handkerchief, border design embroidered with white linen thread of small oval dots and rosette-like minute blossoms, inner border of lozenges made of insertions of Valenciennes lace each with a central appliqué embroidered leaf, edged with Valenciennes lace ruffle;...

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Gift of the Estate of Miss Ida F. Robbins

French, 19th century

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39.2 x 39 cm (15 7/16 x 15 3/8 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and cotton Valenciennes lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts