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Handkerchief: God save the King

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Light blue handkerchief with scalloped edges. Top corners have pictures of airplanes bottom corners have pictures of a ballerina and a singer. Stenciled text. Geometric pattern forms a square in the center.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

British, early 1940s

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/2 x 11 in. (26.7 x 27.9 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2374

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles