Nañduti lace handkerchief; Paraguay; Late 19th C.

Nañduti lace handkerchief; Paraguay; Late 19th C.

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Description (Brief)
Nañduti lace handkerchief from Paraguay, fine quality. Made in the late 19th century, in a technique learned from the Spanish. Circular lace medallions build up a brder around a center of fine cotton.
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Object Name
Handkerchief, Lace
place made
Paraguay, Río
Physical Description
embroidery, lace, nañduti (overall production method/technique)
overall: 14 in x 14 in; 35.56 cm x 35.56 cm
ID Number
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accession number
Credit Line
Mrs. William E. Curtis, 1910
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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