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Scarf

Orange, blue, red, yellow, and orange silk scarf with central orange circle around which are the words "New York Worlds' Fair 1939" surrounded by various buildings each of which is labeled in blue script: music hall, radio building, administration building, transportation building,...

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Provenance

Between 2000 and 2006, purchased on internet auctions and flea markets by Susan Ward, Lexington, MA; 2012, gift of Susan Ward to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward

American, about 1939

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 20 x 20 in. (50.8 x 50.8 cm)

Accession Number

2012.1073

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes