Woman's scarf: 8th Army Air Force

British
early 1940s
Jacqmar (English, founded in 1932)


Dimensions

Height x width: 33 1/2 x 34 1/2 in. (85.1 x 87.6 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2346

Medium or Technique

Rayon

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light pink scarf with people’s names and “8th ARMY AIR FORCE” written in black cursive lettering. Air force symbols with brightly colored wings (in red, blue, green, purple, etc) are placed all over scarf. By “JACQMAR” printed in corner.

Provenance

By 2011, with Chris Saunders of Sotherans, London; 2011, sold by Saunders to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of the Sharfs to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf