Woman's scarf: "Combined Operations"

English
early 1940s
Designed by Arnold Lever, For Jacqmar (English (founded 1932))


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 82.6 x 86.4 cm (32 1/2 x 34 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2296

Medium or Technique

Silk?, plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Scarf of off-white color ground with “Combined Operations” text in black repeated many times and canted in varying directions; interspersed with colorful military insignia. Figures printed offset from black outlines. Signed “Jacqmar London” in smaller cursive font multiple times.

Provenance

By 2011, with Chris Saunders of Sotherans, London; 2011, purchased from Saunders by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf