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Woman's scarf: "Festival of Britain 1951"

Lightweight rayon scarf with inner square on light green ground showing Festival of Britain structures in thin black line with a small banner in the very center reading "Festival of Britain 1951" in curly cursive. This central portion is enclosed in a border of boats with banners flying. The...

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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: 80 x 77.5 cm (31 1/2 x 30 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2301

Medium or Technique

Rayon, crepe.

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles