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Handkerchief

Handkerchief

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1830-1869 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton lawn with white- and cut-workwork

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Mordent

  • Museum number:

    T.221-1973

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

White lawn handkerchief with white-work centres and cut-work corners.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1830-1869 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cotton lawn with white- and cut-workwork

Dimensions

Length: 69 cm, Width: 69 cm

Object history note

This handkerchief was acquired as a bouquet-holder and is said to have been made for the marrriage of Mary Allam to Mr Barthald in about 1840. The marriage never took place.

Descriptive line

Handkerchief of embroidered lawn, England, 1830-1869.

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Embroidery

Categories

Marriage; Accessories; Embroidery; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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