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Woman's scarf: US Service Insignia

Blue/gray scarf with white border. Fringes on edges. Circle in the middle looks like a bullseye (four bands each divided into many sections). Each section has a symbol associated with different ranks in the military. In the middle is the presidential seal and on each corner of the scarf is the...

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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: 24 x 24 in. (61 x 61 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2352

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles