Handkerchief: Medals of honor

British
early 1940s


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 1/2 x 10 3/4 in. (29.2 x 27.3 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2368

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White hankerchief divided into four identical sections holding a green/gold medal of honor and a green wreath with a ribbon.

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