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Handkerchief

Handkerchief

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1880-1899 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lawn, edged with woven tape lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Walter Briscoe

  • Museum number:

    T.228-1966

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Square handkerchief of lawn edged with woven tape lace. With a scrolling floral design joined by brides and with needlepoint fillings. Initials 'S. Y.' is worked in needlepoint in one corner. Slightly scalloped edging decorated with bullion knots.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1880-1899 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lawn, edged with woven tape lace

Marks and inscriptions

'S. Y.'
Worked in needlepoint in one corner

Dimensions

Length: 13 in, Width: 13 in, Depth: 4 in lace border

Descriptive line

Square handkerchief of lawn edged with woven tape lace, England, 1880-1899

Categories

Textiles; Accessories; Lace; Clothing; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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