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Object Name Handkerchief
Accession number WHC 2017.9
Description An oversize souvenir handkerchief, made in France at the end of World War I. In the center in a square of lace, the phrase "Souvenir de France" and the year "1918" are embroidered. The year has been embroidered in the colors of the flags of participating countries. The handkerchief also has small flower baskets embroidered on it, and lace around the edges.
Date 1918
Collection Joan Sawyer Tibbetts Collection
Catalog Number WHC 2017.9.5
Subjects World War I
Souvenirs
Handkerchiefs
Search Terms World War I
Souvenirs
Handkerchiefs
Percival Sawyer
Joan Sawyer Tibbetts
Material Fabric
People Sawyer, Percival
Sawyer, Joan (Tibbetts)