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Silk hankerchief with printed green ground and floral pattern in pinks, yellows, and blues. Label: "LIBERTY made in England." With original packaging envelope labeled "'Liberty Gift' London, England," featuring butterfly design that exposes scarf through cut-out wings under envelope...

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Inherited from her mother by Margaret D. McCormick; gift to MFA, March 26, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret D. McCormick

English, 1950–60

Object Place

London, England


Overall: 26.7 x 26.7 cm (10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave (chiffon)


Textiles and Fashion Arts