Handkerchief

Artist/maker unknown, Belgian

Geography:
Made in Ghent, Belgium, Europe

Date:
c. 1855-60

Medium:
Linen bobbin lace (Valenciennes)

Dimensions:
16 x 16 1/2 inches (40.6 x 41.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1889-34

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. G. Craig Heberton, 1889

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Additional information:
  • PublicationThe Fine Art of Textiles

    This type of handkerchief was made at the convent of Notre Dame de la Visitation in Ghent between 1852 and 1867, with this design produced from about 1855 to 1860. Dilys E. Blum, from The Fine Art of Textiles: The Collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1997), p. 74.