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Handkerchief

A work made of silk, plain weave; embroidered in back, buttonhole, overcast. padded overcast, and padded satin stitches; edged with square knotted netting; embroidered in open buttonhole filling, buttonhole; darned leave, and interlocking lace stitches; woven wheels and half wheels (lacis).
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave; embroidered in back, buttonhole, overcast. padded overcast, and padded satin stitches; edged with square knotted netting; embroidered in open buttonhole filling, buttonhole; darned leave, and interlocking lace stitches; woven wheels and half wheels (lacis).

Date:

1850/1900

Artist:

Hermione Rosales (Colombian, active c. late 19th century)
Colombia, Bogotá

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Hermione Rosales

Title

Handkerchief

Place

Colombia (Object made in)

Date

Made 1850–1900

Medium

Silk, plain weave; embroidered in back, buttonhole, overcast. padded overcast, and padded satin stitches; edged with square knotted netting; embroidered in open buttonhole filling, buttonhole; darned leave, and interlocking lace stitches; woven wheels and half wheels (lacis)

Dimensions

28.2 × 27.3 cm (11 1/8 × 10 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of LaVerne Noyes

Reference Number

1914.365

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