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, Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, sold by TinTin Collectibles to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf