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Scarf

French
Designed by Hermès (French, founded in 1837)


Dimensions

Length x width: 86.4 x 91.4 cm (34 x 36 in.)

Accession Number

2013.745

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

baby blue background. Border created with a baby blur ribbon tied in knots at certain points. In each corner, the border is woven through the hold of a large gold object with an intricate floral design. Within the ribbon border is a white plane, and on top of the white plane is a baby blue square-shape with rounded corners, and floral designs that appear to be embroidered. Within this shape and ontop of the white plane are numerous circular gold objects tied with grey ribbon. At the center of the blue shape is a gold pryimidal object, at the top of which is a fist holding a buckle attached to a ribbon.

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