This is a whitework applique embroidered handkerchief dating from the late 19th Century. There is an AR monogram to one corner.
The raised whitework embroidery to each corner is appliqued on to the lawn ground, the monogram is embroidered direct to the lawn. It has a delicate handmade Valenciennes lace border. It has been laundered and is now white, the lace border is slightly creamier colour.
This comes with box from Maison Cheuvreux, Paris. The box is worn with some staining.
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