"Lullingstone" scarf

British
about 1950
Manufactured by Jacqmar (English (founded 1932)), Designed by Arnold Lever


Dimensions

Length x width: 83.8 x 83.8 cm (33 x 33 in.)

Accession Number

2013.223

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; printed

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Lullingstone scarf. Gray background with foliate forms in white. Foreground has a large maple leaf taking up much of scarf. Imagery in purple, yellow and pink represents different pieces of machinery: gears, cranks, etc. Signed “Arnold Lever” in black cursive.

Provenance

2012, sold by Leslie Verrinder, Tintin Collectibles, London, England to Frederic A. Sharf, Chesnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf