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Scarf

French
Designed by Hermès (French, founded in 1837)


Dimensions

Length x width: 89.5 x 87 cm (35 1/4 x 34 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2013.758

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Navy blue border with a wave-like design lined with a gold rope design. Within the border the background is white, and in each corner there is an elaborate floral design with the gold rope. At the center is a circular opject with vases made with the gold rope. In each vase is a long stemmed flower. The colors of the flowers vary (orange,yellow, pink, purple, and blue).

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