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Woman's scarf

French
1950s
Hermès (French, 1837–present), Designed by Philippe Ledoux


Dimensions

Length x width: 84 x 84 cm (33 1/16 x 33 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2017.61

Medium or Technique

Silk twill, printed

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Square silk scarf with blue border around rows of horses, carriage, and men and women in 19th century dress surrounded by a silver and leather bridal. Printed along the top, “Four in Hand” and along the bottom “Bridal Altelages a Quatre 1820-1860.”

Provenance

About 1968, gift of the collector's grandmother to an anonymous private collector; 2017, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: January 18, 2017)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift