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Handkerchief

Object Number: 
2009.52.153
Date: 
1940-1945
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 x 16 3/4 in. (43.2 x 42.5 cm)
Description: 
Blue bordered, white handkerchief depicting five different scenes; center: solider holding a rifle, looking at an overhead bomb with text: "NEVER TOUCH ME!"; bottom-left corner: higher rank officer standing with a plastic females leg being held up with text: "SHOW A LEG"; bottom-right: large officer next to small soldier with text: "IT'S THAT MAN AGAIN!"; top-right: sergeant with a woman and a glass of liquid with text: "THE SERGEANT'S MESS"; top-right: soldier and officer walking with text: "WHAT PRICE GLORY?"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group