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Scarf

French
Designed by Hermès (French, founded in 1837)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2013.770

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pink border, 4 1/2 in. wide. Square border with rouded corners made from myustard yellow belt with grey buckles (rectangular with cornerd rounded). In each corner of the belt border is a brown saddle. Within the border is a white background.There are three mustard yellow and pink show ribbons placed in a triangle formation. The top show ribbon is placed on the bridle in the center. On each side of the bridle there are three jumping horses and three horseback riders. The horses are grey and brown. The riders are wearing mustard yellow coats, white riding pants, and a black helmet. At the bottom center of the white background is pink text in bold capital letters that says, “Jumping”.

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