Woman's scarf: Festival of Britain (opera, ballet, drama, music)

British
1951


Dimensions

Height x width: 32 x 33 in. (81.3 x 83.8 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2388

Medium or Technique

Silk warp, triacetate weft, crepe weave.

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light pink scarf with brown border. British landmarks in each corner. In the center is a large picture of the British Festival of 1951. Also four figures that represent opera, ballet, drama and music (labelled in black cursive alongside the figure).

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