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Woman's scarf: Okinawa

American
1945


Dimensions

Height x width: 33 1/2 x 34 in. (85.1 x 86.4 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2329

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White scarf with blue wave border. Brightly colored with pink, yellow, brown, and green images of animals and workers around the perimeter of the scarf. Pink country labelled “OKINAWA” in the center of the scarf.

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