"A Souvenir of the Great War"

British
1910s


Dimensions

Height x width: 19 x 24 in. (48.3 x 61 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2375

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Off white scarf with blue border. Gray/brown medallions hold portraits of officers and blue ribbon across the top reads “A SOUVENIR OF THE GREAT WAR.” Allied flags in center on top of a fleet of battleships.

Provenance

By 2011, with Chris Saunders of Sotherans, London; 2011, sold by Saunders to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of the Sharfs to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf