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Handkerchief

A work made of 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".
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  • A work made of 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".

Date:

1875/1900

Artist:

France (needlework) and Belgium (lace)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Handkerchief

Origin

France

Date

Made 1875–1900

Medium

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"

Dimensions

32.7 × 33.1 cm (12 7/8 × 13 in.) Edge repeat: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection

Reference Number

1937.1139

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