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Handkerchief: British flag surrounded by Allied flags

British flag surrounded by allied flags. "USA," "CHINA," "RUSSIA," and "FRANCE" written in yellow cursive. Smaller flags (Greece, Italy, etc) create a square border around the perimeter of the handkerchief.

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: 22 1/2 x 22 in. (57.2 x 55.9 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2373

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles