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Woman's scarf: Churchill

Square scarf with brown border -- holding pink cursive Churchill quotations. Inside border is another curvilinear band with pictures of Churchill, icons of British architecture, and battle scenes. In the center is the British flag with a profile portrait of Churchill on top.

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 33 in. (85.1 x 83.8 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2349

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles