About This Artwork

France (needlework) and Belgium (lace)

Handkerchief, 1875/1900

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with cotton in back, eyelet, padded overcast, and padded satin stitches; buttonhole wheels; insertion and edging of cotton, bobbin straight lace of a type known as "Valenciennes"
32.7 x 33.1 cm (12 7/8 x 13 in.)
Edge repeat: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1937.1139

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