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Woman's scarf: Air Corps

British
early 1940s


Dimensions

Height x width: 24 x 24 in. (61 x 61 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2343

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White scarf with navy border. Border has white airplanes. Each corner has the airforce symbol with the words “AIR CORPS” printed in capital letters under each symbol. Winged yellow propeller symbol in center.

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