Exquisite antique French monogrammed M V hanky / handkerchief with sublime hand embroidered vine leaf , grape, vine wood and tendril motifs, dating from end of the 19th century. A splendid confection of ethereal batiste, hand embellished with great dexterity and finesse. It must have taken weeks to complete. The hanky is in very good condition, save for a few light tiny storage marks and a few natural flaws to the batiste that melt into the background ever so slightly more noticeable under the right hand leaf, please see last photo . A really beautiful handkerchief for collection. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BOX IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE SALE. DIMENSIONS : 15 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches
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