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Woman's scarf: "Once Upon a Time"

Rayon headsquare with borders of dark pink, light pink, purple, blue and green, with central panel containing fairytale of a young British "Princess" who finds happiness in the arms of a scarf-presenting "Prince;" studded with sequins. Signed "Jacqmar" and "Arnold Lever." Text reads: Once upon a...

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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, about 1947

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Height x width: 34 1/4 x 34 1/4 in. (87 x 87 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts