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Handkerchief: Victory signs

Navy blue, red, and white concentric squares. Central white section has "V" written repeatedly in navy blue forming a semi-floral shape.

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: 11 1/2 x 12 in. (29.2 x 30.5 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2379

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles