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Handkerchief, mid- 19th century

This is a Handkerchief. It is dated mid- 19th century and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is linen and its technique is embroidered, needle lace filling stitches, edged with bobbin lace. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by 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: 37 × 37 cm (14 9/16 × 14 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Handkerchief, mid- 19th century; linen; H x W: 37 × 37 cm (14 9/16 × 14 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. R. Keith Kane from the estate of Mrs. Robert B. Noyes; 1951-60-3

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