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Commemorative Handkerchief, 1953

This is a Commemorative handkerchief. It was made by Liberty of London. It is dated 1953 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silk and its technique is printed. It is a part of the Textiles department.

  • Evening Dress, ca. 1924
  • silk, metallic yarn, glass beads, compound weave.
  • Lent by Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Museum Collection,....
  • 51.2016.2

Its dimensions are

H x W: 69 × 69 cm (27 3/16 × 27 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on corner: Liberty of London; Made in England

Cite this object as

Commemorative Handkerchief, 1953; Made by Liberty of London ; silk; H x W: 69 × 69 cm (27 3/16 × 27 3/16 in.); 1953-120-1

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