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Woman's scarf: "Festival of Britain"

Vibrantly colored scarf with design oriented such that the foreground is closer to border and depicts Festival of Britain stuctures, pavillions, and visitors in yellow, light blue, pink, red, green, and the background recedes towards the center and shows iconic London buildings and monuments in...

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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



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

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Medium or Technique

Rayon, plain weave.


Textiles and Fashion Arts