Handkerchief: Palace and leaders

British
early 1940s


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 10 in. (25.4 x 25.4 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2369

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White hankerchief with perforated border. Green, yellow, and red ribbon swirls just inside the border. In one corner is a large palace on top of a crest and in the opposite corner is a portrait of an officer with an airplane and gold/red/black flag underneath.

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