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Antique Embroidered Handkerchief with Coat of Arms and Coronet


Code: 10534


W: 38cm (15")L: 38cm (15")

Fine cotton embroidered handkerchief with border of hand made Valenciennes bobbin lace. First half of the 19th Century.

One corner has the coat of arms of Count Gabriel Francois (1770 - 1849) and his wife Marie Barbe Elisabeth Becker (1772 - 1849). Coat of arms has a lion and griffon with fleur de lys foliage and a Count's crown. Small embroidered fleur de lys run along the border and the hand made Valenciennes bobbin lace has a design of fleur de lys. 

Condition good, just a couple of tiny brown dots.