Bobbin Lace Handkerchief (2012-61 Tb13)

Linen handkerchief with bobbin lace edging –
10 inches
(Eager Collection, Lowndes County Historical Museum)

The bobbin lace on this linen handkerchief measures about one inch wide on the sides and two inches on the corner diagonally. It features braids, numerous tally leaves, a cloth stitch trail and a has a hexagon shaped ground with seven clusters of raised tallies in the center. This piece is currently on display in the museum.