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1950

  • Work on this object ended.

1976

  • We acquired this object.

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Handkerchief (Switzerland), 1900–1950

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, eyelet, stem and couching stitches with areas of deflected element work and cutwork 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: 24 x 24 cm (9 7/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Handkerchief (Switzerland), 1900–1950; cotton on linen; H x W: 24 x 24 cm (9 7/16 x 9 7/16 in.); Gift of Stanley Herzman; 1976-92-8

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