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Chiffon printed souvenir kerchief from the 1939 World's Fair; central blue square with a scene from the fair in the lower left corner at an angle; decorative floral border; printed in yellow, blue, red and black ink on a white ground.
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New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024