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Handkerchief

Handkerchief

  • Place of origin:

    London (retailed)
    Japan (fabric, made)
    Merton Abbey (printed)

  • Date:

    1930-1939 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Liberty & Co. Ltd. (retailers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Block printed silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Liberty & Co.

  • Museum number:

    T.291-1976

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Handkerchief of block printed cream silk with a brown ground and a repeating pattern of bunches of small flowers enclosed by leaves. It is mainly cream with red, yellow, blue and brown outlines and a brown and cream border. It is machine hemmed.

Place of Origin

London (retailed)
Japan (fabric, made)
Merton Abbey (printed)

Date

1930-1939 (made)

Artist/maker

Liberty & Co. Ltd. (retailers)

Materials and Techniques

Block printed silk

Marks and inscriptions

'A DRESS MADE FROM LIBERTY FABRIC HAS DISTINCTION AND CHARM.'
Paper label attached

Dimensions

Length: 46 cm, Width: 44 cm

Descriptive line

Handkerchief of printed silk, Japan, retailed by Liberty & Co Ltd, 1930-1939

Materials

Silk (textile)

Categories

Textiles; Fashion; Clothing; Accessories; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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