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Handkerchief

A work made of pineapple fiber, plain weave; cut and drawn work embroidered with silk and cotton in darned squares, interlocking, overcast and single faggot stitches; and embroidered with cotton in back, buttonhole, cross, individual satin, satin, stem and twined double running stitches.
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  • A work made of pineapple fiber, plain weave; cut and drawn work embroidered with silk and cotton in darned squares, interlocking, overcast and single faggot stitches; and embroidered with cotton in back, buttonhole, cross, individual satin, satin, stem and twined double running stitches.

Date:

1825/75

Artist:

Philippines

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Title

Handkerchief

Origin

Philippines

Date

Made 1825–1875

Medium

Pineapple fiber, plain weave; cut and drawn work embroidered with silk and cotton in darned squares, interlocking, overcast and single faggot stitches; and embroidered with cotton in back, buttonhole, cross, individual satin, satin, stem and twined double running stitches

Dimensions

32.8 x 31.8 cm (12 7/8 x 12 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward E. Ayer in memory of Edward E. Ayer

Reference Number

1934.403

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