Woman's scarf: "8th Army Air Force"

English
about 1943
Designed by Arnold Lever, For Jacqmar (English (founded 1932))


Place of Manufacture: England

Dimensions

89.6 x 85.7 cm (35 1/4 x 33 3/4 in)

Accession Number

2011.2416

Medium or Technique

Acetate; plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Insignia and names of planes in the U.S. 8th Army Air Force; purple, green, yellow, pink, blue on a blue ground.

Provenance

By 2011, with Chris Saunders of Sotherans, London; 2011, sold by Saunders to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of the Sharfs to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf