Social & Cultural History :
Object Name:
Handkerchief
Object ID:
2014.020.004
Date:
c1916
Description:
Square silk handkerchief. Decorated in colour with the flags, coats of arms and anthems (including the musical notes) of England, France, Russia and Belgium. The words to all anthems are written in English. Atop each anthem in an oval is a picture of the leader of that country during World War One: King George V (England); Tsar Nicholas II (Russia); Raymond Poincare (France); Albert I (Belgium).
Title:
Handkerchief
Dimensions:
W—48 L—48 cm
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Silk Handkerchief - Detail BelguimSilk Handkerchief - Detail Belguim
Silk Handkerchief - Detail EnglandSilk Handkerchief - Detail England
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Silk Handkerchief - Detail RussiaSilk Handkerchief - Detail Russia