Woman's scarf: Happy Landings

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 35 x 32 in. (88.9 x 81.3 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2344

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Blue scarf with gray winged RAF symbols and cursive slogans “Happy Landings” and “Never was so much owed by so many to so few. - Winston Churchill”

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