Woman's scarf: Duce

Italian
early 1940s


Dimensions

Height x width: 27 x 28 1/2 in. (68.6 x 72.4 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2347

Medium or Technique

Rayon (?)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White scarf with red gingham border. White center square panel with an arrangement of flowers/wheat stalks in each corner. In the middle is the word “DUCE” repeated in red capital lettering.

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