Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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handkerchief
  • Belgium
  • handkerchief, early 1800s
  • Where object was made: Belgium?
  • cotton, lace
  • Object Height/Width: 32 x 32 cm
    Object Height/Width: 12 5/8 x 12 5/8 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Dora Renn Bryant
  • Not on display
  • 1938.0002
Description

Edge of wide Cluny type lace, shaped for handkerchief. Design consists of an overall repeat with five-petal flowers interconnected with cross knotted yarns. The border consists of repeating fan shapes.