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Handkerchief

Handkerchief

  • Place of origin:

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

  • Date:

    1925-1935 (made)
    before 1914 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Liberty & Co. Ltd. (retailers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Block printed silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Liberty & Co.

  • Museum number:

    T.290-1976

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Handkerchief of block printed white silk with an all over repeating floral pattern incorporating clusters of forget-me-nots, roses and campanula in turquoise, red, yellow, mauve and brown with a red border. It is machine hemmed.

Place of Origin

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

Date

1925-1935 (made)
before 1914 (designed)

Artist/maker

Liberty & Co. Ltd. (retailers)

Materials and Techniques

Block printed silk

Marks and inscriptions

'LIBERTY K. 35/6. DYED (ON FOREIGN FABRIC) BY LIBERTY & CO.'
Label attached

Dimensions

Length: 45 cm, Width: 45 cm

Descriptive line

Handkerchief of printed silk, Japan, retailed by Liberty & Co. Ltd, 1925-1935

Materials

Silk (textile)

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Accessories; Fashion; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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