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Jacket

Cream linen jacket block-printed with allover repeating pattern of tropical landscapes in bright orange, yellow, deep green and light blue. Self fabric belt, and two rhomboid shell buttons. Attributed to Alec Walker of the Cornwall School artist community.

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

English, about 1930

Place of Origin

United Kingdom

Accession Number

2010.1439

Medium or Technique

Block printed linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes