Handkerchief: Victory signs

British
early 1940s


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 1/2 x 12 in. (29.2 x 30.5 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2379

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Navy blue, red, and white concentric squares. Central white section has “V” written repeatedly in navy blue forming a semi-floral 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