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White linen handkerchief

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White linen handkerchief with hemstitiched border and design, in part printed, in part embroidered of slightly serpentine lines crossing to formd inner border with sprays of wheat in corners, outlines of design printed in black with details embroidered with red, and faded blue.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marjorie W. Childs

French, mid-19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

52.1656

Medium or Technique

Linen with printing and cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes