Square rayon handkerchief printed in red and blue on white showing the lyrics of the Star-Spangled Banner surrounded by stars and fireworks. Printed along border: Blue is for Loyalty, Justice and Truth/ White is for Purity / Red is for Courage and Zeal. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.

Square rayon handkerchief printed in red and blue on white showing the lyrics of the Star-Spangled Banner surrounded by stars and fireworks. Printed along border: Blue is for Loyalty, Justice and Truth/ White is for Purity / Red is for Courage and Zeal.

Featured Image: Handkerchief (USA), 1941; rayon; H x W: 26 x 25.3 cm (10 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Simeon Braguin; 1981-11-45

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