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Ladies' fancy star-shaped handkerchief; 1875-1900

Ladies' fancy star-shaped handkerchief; 1875-1900

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Ladies' fancy linen and lace handkerchief; 1875-1900. The whole shaped like an 8-pointed star; Fine plain weave linen center, with white on white cotton embroidery and flat and gathered borders of cotton Valenciennes lace. One row of straight edged insertion and one of scalloped edging. Both with simple patterning.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
handkerchief, lace
handkerchief
date made
1875-1900
Measurements
overall: 16 in; 40.64 cm
ID Number
TE.T12137
catalog number
T12137.000
accession number
155818
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Grace L. Temple, 1960
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Lace
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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