Muff and matching scarf

probably American
1950–65


Dimensions

Muff (width x diameter): 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.) Scarf height x width: 41 1/2 x 6 in. (105.4 x 15.2 cm).

Accession Number

2007.298.1-2

Medium or Technique

Leopard (?) fur, synthetic satin lining, plastic ring

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Muff of leopard fur, padded, with lining of black synthetic satin, plastic wrist loop attached with black satin ribbon. Scarf of leopard fur, narrower in center, with rounded ends, black synthetic satin lining; one end can be pulled through an opening (edged with black grosgrain ribbon) in the other end.

Provenance

Purchased at a Massachusetts flea market, about 1988; Gift to the MFA, March 21 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward