Woman's scarf: "Into Battle"

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


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 88.9 x 85.1 cm (35 x 33 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2295

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rayon scarf with border of text “INTO BATTLE” repeated two times per side on light turquoise-blue ground with large eight-pointed star shape filled with colorful British military regiment emblems. Signed “Jacqmar” and “Jacqmar - London.” along edge of star.

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