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Woman's scarf: "Festival of Britain 1951"

Lightweight white scarf with inner square of Festival of Britain structures depicted in thin black pen-like line with a small banner in center reading "Festival of Britain 1951" in curly cursive. Central portion is enclosed in a border of boats with banners flying. Thick outer border contains...

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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, 1951

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Height x width: 34 1/4 x 34 1/4 in. (87 x 87 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2298

Medium or Technique

Rayon?

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles