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Handkerchief, 20th century

This is a Handkerchief. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidered in half-cross and double running stitches on plain weave foundation with needle knotting (bibila). It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 28.6 x 26 cm (11 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Handkerchief, 20th century; silk; H x W: 28.6 x 26 cm (11 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-471

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