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Woman's scarf: Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizibeth II

English
1977
Oliver Messel


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Height x width: 34 5/8 x 34 5/8 in. (88 x 88 cm)

Accession Number

2010.1388

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gray silk scarf celebrating the Silver Jubilee (25 years) Celebration of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Printed “E [crown] R,” and a central horse drawn carriage surrounded sketchy abstract bouquets of pink, yellow, silver, and green flowers. Right corner is labled “Oliver Messel.”

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf