Handkerchief of needle lace worked in linen thread. Small square with a broad border. In the centre of each side is a vertical line of formal scrolling motifs from which spring delicate scrolling stems bearing formal flowers and leaves which fill the rest of the border. The border is edged with a series of little round motifs hanging from a line of tiny round spots.


  • Title: Handkerchief
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1685/1700
  • Location: Venice
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 37 cm, Width: 37 cm, Length: 15 in, Width: 14.5 in
  • Provenance: Given from the collection of Mary, Viscountess Harcourt GBE
  • Medium: Needle lace worked in linen thread

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