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  • Handkerchief
    Silver, Rex Reginald, born 1879 - died 1965
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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1920s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Silver, Rex Reginald, born 1879 - died 1965 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Block printed crêpe-de-Chine

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Mary Peerless

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Evening handkerchief of fine crêpe-de-Chine printed in a pale blue ground with a pair of crossed peacock feathers within narrow borders of scrollwork and flame like forms. The colours are pale and deep pink, eau-de-nil, grey and purple.

The edges are machine hemmed.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1920s (made)


Silver, Rex Reginald, born 1879 - died 1965 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Block printed crêpe-de-Chine


Length: 9 in, Width: 9 in, Length: 22.5 cm, Width: 22.5 cm

Descriptive line

Evening handkerchief of printed crêpe-de-Chine, designed by Rex Silver, Great Britain, 1920s.


Fashion; Clothing; Accessories; Evening wear


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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