Woman's scarf: Churchill

British
early 1940s
Filmyra Fabrics (English)


Dimensions

Height x width: 33 1/2 x 33 in. (85.1 x 83.8 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2349

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Square scarf with brown border – holding pink cursive Churchill quotations. Inside border is another curvilinear band with pictures of Churchill, icons of British architecture, and battle scenes. In the center is the British flag with a profile portrait of Churchill on top.

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