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Handkerchief: Medals of honor

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White hankerchief divided into four identical sections holding a green/gold medal of honor and a green wreath with a ribbon.

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: 11 1/2 x 10 3/4 in. (29.2 x 27.3 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2368

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles