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Woman's scarf: "Festival of Britain 1951"

Commemorative scarf with yellow ground, featuring a compass at center with helmeted head and string of banners, loosely sketched blue clouds, structures from the festival, yellow border. "Festival of Britain 1951" rounds the compass in cursive. Four of the structures are named in the scarf's...

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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

Overall: 76.2 x 73.7 cm (30 x 29 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2299

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles