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Handkerchief, United Nations, 1957

This is a Handkerchief. It is dated 1957 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is silk and its technique is printed. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Ysabella Hincapie Gara. It is credited Gift of Ysabella Hincapie Gara.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 43 × 43 cm (16 15/16 × 16 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

United nations in English, French, Spanish, Russian and Chinese. In lower left corner copyright symbol with 'Copyright 1957 - Libo Shores'.

Cite this object as

Handkerchief, United Nations, 1957; USA; silk; H x W: 43 × 43 cm (16 15/16 × 16 15/16 in.); Gift of Ysabella Hincapie Gara; 1989-29-1

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