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Square sheer white linen handkerchief

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Square sheer white linen handkerchief with deep hemstitched border, wreath of small-scale wheat, morning glories and other flowers finely embroidered with white linen thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope Noyes

French, Second half 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

37.8 x 36.9 cm (14 7/8 x 14 1/2 in. )

Accession Number

51.1362

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes