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Object Name Handkerchief
Catalog Number 2012.88.5
Date 1941-1945
Material(s) Silk
Dimensions H-8.5 W-8.5 inches
Description This is a yellow silk handkerchief. It has an embroidered edge. The embroidery is in white silk thread and forms a scalloped pattern along the edge. One corner of the handkerchief has an eagle with a shield holding an olive branch and arrows in it talons embroidered in white silk thread. The words "United States" are embroidered in the same thread above the eagle and the word "Army" is embroidered below the eagle.
Collection Edward and Juanita Smith collection
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS