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Woman's scarf: Festival of Britain (opera, ballet, drama, music)

Light pink scarf with brown border. British landmarks in each corner. In the center is a large picture of the British Festival of 1951. Also four figures that represent opera, ballet, drama and music (labelled in black cursive alongside the figure).


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


Height x width: 32 x 33 in. (81.3 x 83.8 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk warp, triacetate weft, crepe weave.


Textiles and Fashion Arts