"Vole vole mon coeur" scarf

about 1950
Manufactured by Jacqmar (English, founded in 1932)


Length x width: 86.4 x 86.4 cm (34 x 34 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; printed

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Vole vole mon coeur scarf. Center text reads “Vole vole mon coeur! De Femmes…De Orseaux…De Fleurs” Blue-gray background with intermittent floral designs. Each of the four corners has a large woman dressed in a gown (representing seasons?) Flanked by two figures, one covered in green leaves. “Jacqmar” printed in black along two opposite edges.


2012, sold by Leslie Verrinder, Tintin Collectibles, London, England to Frederic A. Sharf, Chesnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf