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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1955

  • Work on this object ended.

1982

  • We acquired this object.

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Handkerchief, Thank You

This is a Handkerchief. It was designed by Tammis Keefe. It is dated 1950–55 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Daren Pierce.

  • Drawing, Study of Two Roses
  • brush and gray wash, brush and black ink on heavy cream paper, lined.
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1925-1-349

Its dimensions are

H x W: 33 x 34.9 cm (13 x 13 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Tammis Keefe

Cite this object as

Handkerchief, Thank You; Designed by Tammis Keefe (American, 1913 - 1960); USA; cotton; H x W: 33 x 34.9 cm (13 x 13 3/4 in.); Gift of Daren Pierce; 1982-79-2

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