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Handkerchief: Palace and leaders

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White hankerchief with perforated border. Green, yellow, and red ribbon swirls just inside the border. In one corner is a large palace on top of a crest and in the opposite corner is a portrait of an officer with an airplane and gold/red/black flag underneath.


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 x 10 in. (25.4 x 25.4 cm)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts