This is a Handkerchief. It is dated mid- 19th century and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is cotton on linen and its technique is buttonhole, padded buttonhole, padded satin, overcast cord, stem over running, and speckling stitch embroidery on plain weave; cutwork with needle lace fillings. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Mrs. R. Keith Kane.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. R. Keith Kane from the estate of Mrs. Robert B. Noyes.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 39 × 39 cm (15 3/8 × 15 3/8 in.)
Cite this object as
Handkerchief; cotton on linen; H x W: 39 × 39 cm (15 3/8 × 15 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. R. Keith Kane from the estate of Mrs. Robert B. Noyes; 1951-60-1