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Handkerchief: Capture of Berlin

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White hankerchief with red border. Each corner has a stream of beige trucks/soldiers leading from the corner towards the center of the hankerchief. Each stream is accompanied by a flag (Russian, USA, British, French) and separated from one another by airplanes and battleships. In the center is a...

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By 2011, with Chris Saunders of Sotherans, London; 2011, purchased from Saunders by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

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Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

British, early 1940s


Height x width: 10 3/4 x 11 in. (27.3 x 27.9 cm)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts