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Antique French 19th Century Handkerchief with Crest and Wild Men


Code: 10419


W: 40cm (15.7")L: 40cm (15.7")

This is a fine  linen handkerchief with an embroidered crest in one corner. 

The crest shows the arms of alliance of the marriage, in 1873, of Francois-Charles de Montal (1838 -1910), Count of Montsaulnin, Marquis de Montal, with Anne-Marie Zborowska (1853 - 1913), in South America. It has the coronet of a Count (nine pearls), two shields and two 'wild men'. 

It is a soft white colour with one small dark grey dot, apart from this excellent condition.