Scarf

American
about 1939


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 1/4 x 19 3/4 in. (48.9 x 50.2 cm)

Accession Number

2012.1074

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; printed

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Maroon silk scarf with pink, yellow, blue, and white patterning, wavy border printed with words “New York World’s Fair/Dawn of Tomorrow/Made in USA” surrounding a central scene with buildings, fountains, fish, etc.

Provenance

Between 2000 and 2006, purchased on internet auctions and flea markets by Susan Ward, Lexington, MA; 2012, gift of Susan Ward to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward