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Fair Isle knit beret. Natural ground with patterns. Star in the middle, inner ring of blue and yellow pattern, outer border of green and red pattern.

Provenance

By 2011, with Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, purchased from Verrinder by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Scottish, 1948

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2276

Medium or Technique

Wool, knit

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes