Handmade "For Liberty Engineers" sweetheart gift from World War I
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|Caption||Sweetheart gift from World War I A hand-made adornment that consists of a blue fabric exterior and American flag interior. When folded in half, the gift has a clear front. A white patch has been sewn in the center of the blue fabric and embroidered with the text, [For Liberty] and the flags of Italy, Japan, United States, France, and Great Britain. Underneath embroidered in yellow script is the word [Engineers]. Both horizontal sides have a blue fabric bow and a piece of blue fabric at the bottom is used to tie it closed. Date: 1910s. Record ID: nmaahc_2017.111.22.|
|Artwork medium||thread and ribbon on fabric|
|Credit||Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture|
|Handmade sweetheart gift World War I World War I A hand-made adornment consists blue fabric exterior American flag interior World War Family Society Military|
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