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Handkerchief: The Selma Times (headline: "Unconditional Surrender...")

White handkerchief with green text "THE SELMA TIMES: UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER"--designed like the front page of a newspaper with a picture of a map, American flag, and a portrait of an officer.

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: 17 x 17 in. (43.2 x 43.2 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2381

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles