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Designed by Hermès (French, founded in 1837)


Length x width: 90.2 x 86.4 cm (35 1/2 x 34 in.)

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Teal scarf. Flags in diagonal rows ranging in size. Below each flag, written in small, black cursive writing is the origin of each flag. At the center there is a grey anchor with rope in an “S” formation, and a gold shell-like object on top. On each side of the anchor is a green sea monster. The design is very symmetrical. Colors include red, teal, blue, green, gold, yellow, black and white.


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)

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The Evelyn H. Lauder Fashion Collection—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder