Handkerchief: Battleship and flags

British
late 1910s


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 12 1/2 in. (33 x 31.8 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2361

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White hankerchief with perforated border. Four lines of assorted flags form a diamond in the middle. Three lines of flags have anchors underneath and one line has a large gray battleship on top of the flags.

Provenance

By 2011, with Chris Saunders of Sotherans, London; 2011, sold by Saunders to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of the Sharfs to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf