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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 (USA), 1950–55

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.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 37.5 x 38.4 cm (14 3/4 x 15 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Tammis Keefe

Cite this object as

Handkerchief (USA), 1950–55; Designed by Tammis Keefe (American, 1913 - 1960); cotton; H x W: 37.5 x 38.4 cm (14 3/4 x 15 1/8 in.); Gift of Daren Pierce; 1982-79-3

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