Woman's handkerchief

English
1950–60
Liberty & Co. (English, founded 1875)


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2003.146

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave (chiffon)

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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 flap.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret D. McCormick