- 29cm x 20cm
- Place of Origin
- Historical Period/Date
- 20th Century (1970-1999 Late)
- Registration Number
- Back Stitch,Buttonhole Stitch,Satin Stitch,Seed Stitch,
- Costume Accessories - Women,Handkerchiefs,
Chinese silk embroidered satin handkerchief. Floral design is circular with a square framework and is based on butterflies and flowers. Heavily embroidered in silk in pale shades of white, pink, blue, green and grey. Stitches used are satin stitch, seeding, back stitch and tiny examples of needlelace. The whole handkerchief is edged with fine scalloped edge in buttonhole stitch.