Handkerchief

A work made of linen, plain weave; cut work embroidered with linen in needle lace fillings; and embroidered with cotton in back, buttonhole, padded overcast, padded satin, and trammed ladder hem stitches; laid work and couching; edged with cotton and linen, leavers machine lace.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; cut work embroidered with linen in needle lace fillings; and embroidered with cotton in back, buttonhole, padded overcast, padded satin, and trammed ladder hem stitches; laid work and couching; edged with cotton and linen, leavers machine lace.

Date:

1850/75

Artist:

Probably France

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Title

Handkerchief

Origin

France

Date

1850–1875

Medium

Linen, plain weave; cut work embroidered with linen in needle lace fillings; and embroidered with cotton in back, buttonhole, padded overcast, padded satin, and trammed ladder hem stitches; laid work and couching; edged with cotton and linen, Leavers machine lace

Dimensions

55.8 × 55.4 cm (22 × 21 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Inez Cunningham Stark

Reference Number

1940.1118

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