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Handkerchief

Unfinished handkerchief; sheer white linen (now tender and cracking); minute border design of vine bearing clusters of quatrefoil blossoms; large design in one corner worked with white linen thread, much of it in high relief and free-standing, of bird perching on branch with elaborate flowering...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, in memory of her mother, Marion Dove Lee (Mrs. Francis W. Lee)

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

54.24

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes