Scarf

American (New York City)
about 1918
Designed by Marguerite Zorach (American, 1887–1968)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 64.5 x 140cm (25 3/8 x 55 1/8in.)

Accession Number

68.592

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, wax-resist dyed (batik)

Out on Loan

On display at Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, ME, June 17, 2017 – January 7, 2018

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Silk scarf with lavender border and central area with two groups of horsemen on a turquoise ground; lavender and pinkish brown men on red-brown and lavender horses, white women on white horses. Signed “ZORACH”

Provenance

1968, gift of Alice B. Hornby, Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 11, 1968)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice B. Hornby

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.