Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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handkerchief
  • Belgium
  • handkerchief, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Belgium
  • lace
  • Object Height/Width: 37 x 36.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 14 9/16 x 14 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0029
Description

Lace handkerchief, cross-shaped in linen with rose point edge. Lace trim (machine made) is hand applied to the center fabric. There is an overall floral pattern, frame design for center edge and heavy leaf design for the outside border.