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Woman's scarf: Pax and V

Black border with many overlapping flags from different countries. Medallions on top have portraits of leaders from allied countries. In the middle section is the word "PAX" written in gold-outline bubble lettering on top of a gray "V." Underneath is text in Chinese and Russian. For Chinese or...

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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

Russian (?), early 1940s


Height x width: 30 1/2 x 31 in. (77.5 x 78.7 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton (?)


Textiles and Fashion Arts