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Scarf

French
Designed by Hermès (French, founded in 1837)


Dimensions

Length x width: 90.8 x 88.3 cm (35 3/4 x 34 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2013.753

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Mustard yellow border. On inside of border is large black plane decorated with mustard yellow and grey stylized foliage designs/ floral patterns. At the center there is a large mustard yellow fern-like object. There are also bead/ jeweled patterns on the black background in mustard yellow and grey.

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