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Handkerchief

19th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Handkerchief of pineapple fibre, with white cotton embroidery and drawn work. The middle is plain except for the initials 'J.Y. de M'. There is an inner border of rose stems tied by ribbons. The space beyond is closely covered with small dots, and along the scalloped edge is a repeating leaf and plant pattern.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Cotton embroidered pineapple fibre handkerchief with drawn work
Brief Description
Cotton embroidered pineapple fibre handkerchief with drawn work, made in Manila, Philippines, 19th century
Physical Description
Handkerchief of pineapple fibre, with white cotton embroidery and drawn work. The middle is plain except for the initials 'J.Y. de M'. There is an inner border of rose stems tied by ribbons. The space beyond is closely covered with small dots, and along the scalloped edge is a repeating leaf and plant pattern.
Dimensions
  • Length: 15.75in
  • Width: 15.75in
Credit line
Given by Mrs C.J. Rowe
Object history
Acquired in Gibraltar.
Collection
Accession Number
T.525-1919

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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