Elegant aristocratic antique French wedding hanky / handkerchief, hand embellished with great dexterity and finesse with a lion surmounted by the crown of a Duke and garnished with bobbin lace. A wonderful large confection of ethereal batiste, exquisitely hand embroidered and edged with a beautiful flounce of scalloped edge bobbin lace. The handkerchief is in excellent condition, save for a few light storage / foxing / age related marks and micro hole the size of a pin ( please see photos ). The hanky is winter white in color and presented in a clean condition. An exquisite aristocratic handkerchief for collection or perhaps for use as part of a modern day wedding trousseau in the " something old, something new etc......" tradition. Please study the photos as these form part of the description, if you need more please ask. Dimensions : 18 x 18 inches approx.
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