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Handkerchief

1880-1899 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lawn, edged with woven tape lace
Brief Description
Square handkerchief of lawn edged with woven tape lace, England, 1880-1899
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.
Dimensions
  • Length: 13in
  • Width: 13in
  • Lace border depth: 4in
Marks and Inscriptions
'S. Y.' (Worked in needlepoint in one corner)
Credit line
Given by Mrs Walter Briscoe
Collection
Accession Number
T.228-1966

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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