Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Handkerchief

Date:
third quarter 19th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
cotton, linen
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Joseph McCrindle, 1963
Accession Number:
2009.300.2861
Not on view
The needle lace patterns on this handkerchief include fairly unusual forms on the exterior border and lyric scrolling motifs outlining the center. This complex and attractive combination of styles exemplifies the high-quality Belgian lace of the late 19th century.
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