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Large square kerchief

Large square white muslin kerchief designed to be worn folded over in triangle, over ground a widely spaced powder of small lilies (?), border design of pineapple with waving lines of small-scale foliage, embroidery worked with white linen in chain stitch, and some lace stitches; a few small...

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Special Textile Fund

French, late 18th century

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Embroidered muslin


Textiles and Fashion Arts