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Woman's scarf

Square scarf with a 3" golden border. Central panel with a central bouquet of yellow, red, purple and blue blossoms, acorns, brown, golden and green leaves and stems surrounded by eight scenes with green, red, brown and yellow mushrooms, snail, bird, lizard, salamander, snake, frog, grasshopper...

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Before 2008, purchased by donor, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift to the MFA (December 17, 2008).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Italian, late 20th century

Object Place

Florence, Italy


Height x width: 34 x 34 in. (86.36 x 86.36 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk twill weave; printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts