Woman's scarf: Heads of Allied leaders

British
early 1940s


Dimensions

Height x width: 26 x 25 in. (66 x 63.5 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2332

Medium or Technique

Rayon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Scarf with dusty-rose background and black border. By “NOSTAW” (?) written in white on corner of black border. Scarf filled with flags associated in red, white, and blue. Each of the four corners has a portrait of an allied leader (FDR, Churchill, Mussolini, Stalin) on top of the flag associated with that leader’s country.

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