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Scarf

French
about 2008
Designed by Hermès (French, founded in 1837)


Dimensions

Length x width: 87 x 88.9 cm (34 1/4 x 35 in.)

Accession Number

2013.750

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Peach scarf. In the center of the scarf there are two tigers playing in brown and orange grass/ plants. In the lower right corner there is what appears to be some kind of charecter or symbol in gold within an orange circle. The image is illustrated in a very painterly way as fluid brush strokes are emphasized. Colors seen on this scarf include: browns, oranges, peaches, and black. The scarf is finished with an orange trim.

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