Woman's scarf: "Festival of Britain"
Object Place: England
Overall: 76.2 x 76.2 cm (30 x 30 in.)
Medium or Technique
Rayon, plain weave.
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Vibrantly colored scarf with design oriented such that the foreground is closer to border and depicts Festival of Britain stuctures, pavillions, and visitors in yellow, light blue, pink, red, green, and the background recedes towards the center and shows iconic London buildings and monuments in more muted white and gray. The border and very center are pale yellow. “Festival of Britain” is printed with white in a corner. No label.
By 2011, Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, sold by TinTin Collectibles to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)
Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf