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Woman's scarf: Semper Fidelis (US Marine Corp)

White square scarf with red border. Five square-shaped sections make an "X" formation on the scarf. Each of the four side sections has a battle scene with accompanying text underneath. Center square section has an eagle sitting atop a globe with the words "SEMPER FIDELIS" around the border. Each...

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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: 32 1/2 x 32 1/2 in. (82.6 x 82.6 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2327

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles