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Handkerchief: Spitfire and Flying Boat

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Thin white hankerchief with yellow border. Large blue/gray plane in center with smaller planes behind. "SPITFIRE" printed in black lettering in the top corner.

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: 9 x 9 1/2 in. (22.9 x 24.1 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2358

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles