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Woman's scarf: Iwo Jima / US Marines

White scarf with red and yellow border. Symbols/icons/soldiers in red, yellow, and blue associated with the marines scattered inside the border. In the center there's a circle with US troops hoisting up an American flag surrounded by the text, "FROM THE RAILS (?) OF MONTEZUMA TO THE SHORES OF...

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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

American, early 1940s

Dimensions

Height x width: 31 1/2 x 31 1/2 in. (80 x 80 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2354

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles