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Scarf

French
Designed by Hermès (French, founded in 1837)


Dimensions

Length x width: 88.9 x 91.4 cm (35 x 36 in.)

Accession Number

2013.746

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Deep red border. Black belts with gold circular buckles create a border 2in. from the edge of the scarf. Within the border is a large white plane. In the center is an image of two brown horses marching. The horses are encircled by a black circle with belt attachments. There are eight attachments with gold hoops and gold detailing ontop of what is most likeley supposed to represent leather.

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