Pañuelo (Kerchief)

Fabric of yellowish color. Embroidered decoration on the corners and scalloped cord trim. Edges finished with hem and narrow openwork valance. Openwork central flower, with equal stitches in the opposite corners. It is framed by four openwork leaves and a contour enhanced with cord sttich and satin stitch. On the sides some branches with small lanceolate leaves with small openwork and scalloped flowers.

Related objects in the collection: Inventory numbers 21376, 21378-21382 and 21385 are Nipis, vegetable fiber handkerchiefs from the Philippines.

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