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Woman's scarf: Festival of Britain landmarks

Square scarf. Mustard yellow border with white/red/blue geometric pattern (resembles profile of a face). Center section has scalloped edges and a light green background with a white foliate pattern. In each corner of the center section is a British landmark or a monument from the British...

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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

British, 1951

Dimensions

Height x width: 35 x 33 in. (88.9 x 83.8 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2389

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles