Woman's scarf: Wartime London

English
about 1943


Place of Manufacture: England

Dimensions

92.3 x 83.9 cm (36 3/8 x 33 1/8 in)

Accession Number

2011.2417

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

London street scenes depicting everyday life during wartime, including a bombed building, with planes and blimps circling in the sky above; purplish sky in center with black border.

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