About This Artwork

France (needlework) and Belgium (lace)

Handkerchief, 1875/1925

Linen, plain weave; cut and drawn work embroidered with cotton in buttonhole covered herringbone stitches, trammed buttonhole interlocking lace filling, and trammed hem stitches; buttonhole wheels; embroidered with cotton in back, eyelet, padded overcast, padded satin and padded stem stitches; edged with cotton, bobbin part lace
33.4 x 34 cm (13 1/8 x 13 1/8 in.)
Edge repeat: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1937.1141

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