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Antimacassar or handkerchief w/lace trim

Antimacassar or handkerchief w/lace trim
Title
Antimacassar or handkerchief w/lace trim
Date 
1825-1875
Medium 
Linen
Dimensions 
Overall: 20 7/8 x 20 7/8 in. ( 53 x 53 cm )
Description 
Cambric handkerchief trimmed with handmade bobbin lace; the lace is worked in rows of rinceau design worked in close leaf and cross bars open, scalloped beaded edge.
Object Number 
INV.11848
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group