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Handkerchief: Victory

White hankerchief. Border has the word "VICTORY" on each of the four sides printed in capital letters on top of a floral/garden-like background. In the center of the scarf there is a large white square section. Each corner has flags and the middle has shields with crests/symbols from different...

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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 3/4 in. (30.5 x 29.8 cm)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts