Handkerchief: God save the King

British
early 1940s


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/2 x 11 in. (26.7 x 27.9 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2374

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light blue handkerchief with scalloped edges. Top corners have pictures of airplanes bottom corners have pictures of a ballerina and a singer. Stenciled text. Geometric pattern forms a square in the center.

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