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Handkerchief

A work made of pineapple fiber, plain weave (pina cloth); cut and drawnwork embroidered with silk and cotton in cross, darned squared, darned wheels, interlocking, satin, and single faggot stitches; embroidered with cotton in the back, buttonhole, padded satin, and twined double running stitches.
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  • A work made of pineapple fiber, plain weave (pina cloth); cut and drawnwork embroidered with silk and cotton in cross, darned squared, darned wheels, interlocking, satin, and single faggot stitches; embroidered with cotton in the back, buttonhole, padded satin, and twined double running stitches.

Date:

c. 1840

Artist:

Philippines

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Handkerchief

Origin

Philippines

Date

Made 1830–1850

Medium

Pineapple fiber, plain weave (pina cloth); cut and drawnwork embroidered with silk and cotton in cross, darned squared, darned wheels, interlocking, satin, and single faggot stitches; embroidered with cotton in the back, buttonhole, padded satin, and twined double running stitches

Dimensions

50.5 × 49.8 cm (19 7/8 × 19 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles L. Hutchinson and M. C. Zurcher

Reference Number

1932.1392

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