Droughts board

British
early 1940s


Dimensions

Height x width: 18 1/2 x 25 in. (47 x 63.5 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2376

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Off white printed textile. Alternating blue and brown circles make a border along the perimeter of the scarf. Pictures of soldiers along the sides and inside the border. “DRAUGHTS” written across the top of the scarf. Center section is a brown checkerboard square.

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