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Handkerchief (France), ca. 1938

This is a Handkerchief. It is dated ca. 1938 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is silk and its technique is blocked printed on chiffon. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 28.5 x 28.5 cm (11 1/4 x 11 1/4 in.)

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Handkerchief (France), ca. 1938; silk; H x W: 28.5 x 28.5 cm (11 1/4 x 11 1/4 in.); 1940-16-1

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18558687/ |title=Handkerchief (France), ca. 1938 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=16 July 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>