Handkerchief

A work made of linen, plain weave; cut and drawn thread work backed by cotton, machine made "twist net"; and embroidered with cotton in buttonhole, eyelet, padded overcast, and padded satin stitches.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; cut and drawn thread work backed by cotton, machine made "twist net"; and embroidered with cotton in buttonhole, eyelet, padded overcast, and padded satin stitches.

Date:

1875/1900

Artist:

England

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Title

Handkerchief

Origin

England

Date

1875–1900

Medium

Linen, plain weave; cut and drawn thread work backed by cotton, machine made "twist net"; and embroidered with cotton in buttonhole, eyelet, padded overcast, and padded satin stitches

Dimensions

40.3 × 42.3 cm (15 7/8 × 16 5/8 in.) Border repeat: 1.6 × 1.9 cm (5/8 × 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles H. Schweppe

Reference Number

1930.105

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