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Handkerchief

Handkerchief

  • Place of origin:

    Honiton (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lace trimmed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by the Trust of Mrs S.B.P. Lawrie

  • Museum number:

    T.12-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Muslin handkerchief with a broad border of Honiton Guipure lace. In each corner there is a formalised rose with three leaves. The rest of the border is filled with formal flowers and leaves symmetrically arranged. Each side of the handkerchief has the same design. There is also a border all round the edge of formal semi-circular flowers and leaves.

Place of Origin

Honiton (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lace trimmed cotton

Dimensions

Length: 16.5 in, Height: 15 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1962/2172

Descriptive line

Lace trimmed handkerchief, Honiton, England, 19th century.

Materials

Cotton fibre

Techniques

Lace making

Subjects depicted

Ivy leaves; Roses; Berries; Flower; Leaves; Bud

Categories

Accessories; Lace; Textiles; Personal accessories

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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