Handkerchief

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with linen threads in padded satin, overcast, eyelet, buttonhole and hem stitches and back stitch known as point de sablé; openwork with drawn filling and overcast.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with linen threads in padded satin, overcast, eyelet, buttonhole and hem stitches and back stitch known as point de sablé; openwork with drawn filling and overcast.

Date:

19th century

Artist:

France

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Title

Handkerchief

Origin

France

Date

1801–1900

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with linen threads in padded satin, overcast, eyelet, buttonhole and hem stitches and back stitch known as Point de Sablé; openwork with drawn filling and overcast

Dimensions

31.4 × 32.5 cm (12 3/8 × 12 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Daniel D. Van de Grift

Reference Number

1922.88

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