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"Vole vole mon coeur" scarf

Vole vole mon coeur scarf. Center text reads "Vole vole mon coeur! De Femmes...De Orseaux...De Fleurs" Blue-gray background with intermittent floral designs. Each of the four corners has a large woman dressed in a gown (representing seasons?) Flanked by two figures, one covered in green leaves....

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Provenance

2012, sold by Leslie Verrinder, Tintin Collectibles, London, England to Frederic A. Sharf, Chesnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

British, about 1950

  • Manufactured by Jacqmar, English (founded 1932)
Dimensions

Length x width: 86.4 x 86.4 cm (34 x 34 in.)

Accession Number

2013.221

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles