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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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Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2008.1461

Medium or Technique

Silk twill weave; printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes