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Handkerchief: Battleship and flags

White hankerchief with perforated border. Four lines of assorted flags form a diamond in the middle. Three lines of flags have anchors underneath and one line has a large gray battleship on top of the flags.

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, late 1910s

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 12 1/2 in. (33 x 31.8 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2361

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles