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Scarf

Japan
1998
Miyake Design Studio (Japanese, founded 1970), Designed by Makiko Minagawa (Japanese)


Dimensions

Length: 965.2 cm (380 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1071

Medium or Technique

Cotton and horse hair; plain weave

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Scarf of light brown cotton and dark brown horsehair in alternating warp stripes. Brown cotton wefts alternate with nine woven section creating open weave effect.

Provenance

September 1998, sold by Issey Miyake store, Japan to Tomie Nagano, West Roxbury, MA; 2012 gift of Nagano to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Tomie Nagano and Wayne E. Nichols