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Scarf

French
Designed by Hermès (French, founded in 1837)


Dimensions

Length x width: 184.2 x 29.2 cm (72 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.728

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White rectangular scarf designed on both sides. Images of parts of a carriage with large wheels, gold door knockers, and a woven basket material. There are black borders and text that reads ” Les Voitures A Transformation”, which translates to “Processing the cars”.

Provenance

Before 2011, acquired by Evelyn H. Lauder (b. 1936 - d. 2011); 2011, given by inheritance to her husband, Leonard A. Lauder, New York, NY; 2013, gift of Lauder to the MFA. (Accession date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

The Evelyn H. Lauder Fashion Collection—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder