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Handkerchief: Remember Pearl Harbor

White hankerchief with blue/red border. White ribbon makes a diamond inside the border and repeats the slogan: "REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR." There are three anchors in each corner. One large ship and several small ships in sea and clouds above painted in the center of the ribbon-diamond shape.


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: 12 x 11 in. (30.5 x 27.9 cm)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts