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Handkerchief

Designer:
Billy Weiss
Manufacturer:
Herzman Scarfs
Date:
1950
Culture:
American
Medium:
linen
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Herzman Scarf, 1950
Accession Number:
2009.300.3130
Not on view
Handkerchiefs were still very much a part of a woman's wardrobe in the 1950s. This attractive printed example illustrates the enduring interest in the tassel motif and represents one of four Billy Weiss designs in the collection that were printed using a single screen (2009.300.3129, 2009.300.3131, and 2009.300.3132).
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