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Woman's scarf: "Into Battle"

Rayon scarf with border of text "INTO BATTLE" repeated two times per side on light turquoise-blue ground with large eight-pointed star shape filled with colorful British military regiment emblems. Signed "Jacqmar" and "Jacqmar - London." along edge of star.

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

English, early 1940s

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 88.9 x 85.1 cm (35 x 33 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2295

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles