Mourning handkerchief

Delicate white silk handkerchief with a wide black lace border, used by a lady during a period of mourning.  As a woman entered her second stage of mourning, so the black border would decrease in width.
Object no :
SRTX013a, SRTX013b
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Dimensions :
330mm x 310mm
Materials :
lace, silk
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Accession number :
WIWMS 1988.138
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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