Woman's scarf: Free French

British
early 1940s
Jacqmar (English, founded in 1932)


Dimensions

Height x width: 40 1/2 x 16 in. (102.9 x 40.6 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2386

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular scarf filled with French flags and also white rectangles with black text about the liberation of France.

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