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Handkerchief: Portraits of leaders with flags

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White hankerchief. Circular medallions in each corner with a portrait of a leader in black/white. Two flags form an "X" under each leader. In the center is a larger medallion with a black/white portrait and six triangular flags making a winged formation underneath the portrait.

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: 10 3/4 x 11 in. (27.3 x 27.9 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2363

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles