Handkerchief: Liberation of Paris - Vive la France
Height x width: 10 1/2 x 11 in. (26.7 x 27.9 cm)
Medium or Technique
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White hankerchief with blue and red striped border. Middle is very colorful and full with sky, planes, soldiers marching, military tanks and slogans, “VIVE LA FRANCE, “VIVENT LES ALLIES” In the center of the hankerchief is the Arc du Triumpth with French, British, and American flags flying overhead.
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)
Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf