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Woman's scarf: 8th Army Air Force

Light pink scarf with people's names and "8th ARMY AIR FORCE" written in black cursive lettering. Air force symbols with brightly colored wings (in red, blue, green, purple, etc) are placed all over scarf. By "JACQMAR" printed in corner.

Provenance

By 2011, with Chris Saunders of Sotherans, London; 2011, purchased from Saunders by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

British, early 1940s

Dimensions

Height x width: 33 1/2 x 34 1/2 in. (85.1 x 87.6 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2346

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles