Handkerchief: Remember Pearl Harbor

British
early 1940s


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 11 in. (30.5 x 27.9 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2365

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White hankerchief with blue/red border. White ribbon makes a diamond inside the border and repeats the slogan: “REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR.” There are three anchors in each corner. One large ship and several small ships in sea and clouds above painted in the center of the ribbon-diamond shape.

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