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1950

  • Work on this object ended.

1976

  • We acquired this object.

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Handkerchief (Switzerland)

This is a Handkerchief. It is dated 1900–1950 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is cotton on linen and its technique is satin, stem and couching stitches with areas of deflected element work on a plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Stanley Herzman. It is credited Gift of Stanley Herzman.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 23 x 23 cm (9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Handkerchief (Switzerland); cotton on linen; H x W: 23 x 23 cm (9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.); Gift of Stanley Herzman; 1976-92-2

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