Set of four (4) napkins and (1) tablecloth: Remember Pearl Harbor

British
early 1940s


Dimensions

Napkin: Height x width: 11 x 11 in. (27.9 x 27.9 cm) Tablecloth: Height x width: 33 x 34 in. (83.8 x 86.4 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2380.1-5

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Blue tablecloth/napkins with white illustration: pictures of airplanes, military tanks, presidential seal, anchors, victory symbol surrounded by slogan “REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR.” Some sections have gridded maps–reminiscent of war plans.

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